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The residence of the soveriegn pontiffs in the 14th century is the largest Gothic Palace in the world. 25 areas to visit : ceremonila halls, chapels, cloister, the Pope's provate apartments with their priceless frescos, as well as a scenographic...more
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I was totally in awe of this building and the age of it, still standing, it is just a majestic sight! The whole area is huge, I love how it is enclosed with a wall, although driving around is pretty tricky when you don't realise...More
What could have been a mundane traipse around an old building was changed into a very rewarding and interesting visit of this papal palace.
Modern technology via an iPad lookalike allows visitors to see all around the inside of each of the rooms as they...More
Great historic site that was the centre of Catholicism for just under a century.
Very friendly guide/ ticket seller: he took an interest in us and our trip.
Excellent technology to support and inform the traveller. You get a handheld iPad type device and it...More
Absolutely stunning! The sheer scale and majesty of this monument is breathtaking. The palace history and it’s uses are well explained in the accompanying presentations.
The building itself is well maintained and restored. It gives an insight into life in the papal courts of the...More
I visited once before on a warm day and much preferred that. In the winter, it can be cold walking through the museum and on the grounds outside, so bundle up. On the plus side, it was somewhat deserted when we visited. The iPad guides...More
Knew the history before I arrived and it was as expected. Wonderful architecture and our guide made all the difference in our visit. We were there right after the tourist season, so virtually had the place to ourselves on a misty day. Did not spend...More