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Galleria Savelli

Piazza Pio Xii, 1, Rome, Italy
+39 06 686 1162
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Great Shop

Great selection, but rather expensive as others stated. Most items we purchased in Italy were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gailani
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Eagan, MN
GOT SCAMMED...NOT PURE GOLD; IT IS GOLD PLATED.

DO NOT TRUST THESE PEOPLE. We paid for a pure gold cross. The lady working there said the store... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Tina P
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Piazza Pio Xii, 1, Rome, Italy
Vatican / Borgo
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+39 06 686 1162
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great selection, but rather expensive as others stated. Most items we purchased in Italy were expensive though, so it was no surprise. We purchased several rosaries made with swarovski crystals, crucifixes, a small statue of La Pieta, a holy water font and several other small...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

DO NOT TRUST THESE PEOPLE. We paid for a pure gold cross. The lady working there said the store provides a service to send your souvenir to the Vatican to have it blessed and will deliver it to your hotel. They swapped out the pure...More

1  Thank Tina P
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

The galleria Savelli is a shop near the Vatican. It has a large selection of higher priced items for sale. If you are looking for cheap items to take back home, this is not the place to buy them. The store will take the religious...More

1  Thank ADolores
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We booked the skip the line Vatican tour here. They sent us to another tour company called Maya tours. Once we arrived, they told us the tour was cancelled. Lessons learned - Don't book through a 3rd party just book direct with a tour operator...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

My sister and I decided to purchase "skip the line" tickets to save our 77 year old mum the inconvenience of standing in a long queue to enter the Basilica. The tickets costing €15 each were supposed to include an audio guide. We were assured...More

1  Thank angelica662017
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

Yes we did skip the line but were left without guidance as to how to use the audio units which failed during our tour..... Sorry doesn't cut it when you pay a premium and get a faint apology for a lack of integrity. Battery failure...More

1  Thank MelandJoan
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

A high quality shop, that has quality religious & tourists souvenirs, expensive but a good choice & a well maintained place. Staff very helpful. A very busy place as its always crowded.

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stopped to purchase a first communion gift for a little boy and found the staff to be welcoming and very helpful - not at all pushy. One of the store clerks guided my wife to items in the price range we selected, carefully explained...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2016

This galley has been in existence for many years. They have a full array of religious objet ranging from rosary beads and small statutes to a collection of beautiful mosaics from the Vatican Mosaic Studio. They are kept in a a locked room and it...More

1  Thank RDPII
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

the gift store just outside the exit of St Peters. They had a large selection of souvieniers but over priced. I wanted a mosica cruifix but I couldn't afford it.

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Nearby
Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
...More
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