Museo del Tesoro della Basilica di San Pietro, Vatican City
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Museo del Tesoro della Basilica di San Pietro holds a collection of objects offered as gifts to the Vatican, often given by kings and princes. Among the items are church ornaments, statues, papal mitres, and other various gifts. Of particular interest in the collection is the monument to Sixtus IV by Antonio del Pollaiolo, a Florentine artist. As is often the case with tourist attractions in Italy, there is little information provided in English, so a little research ahead of time goes a long way to fully appreciating your visit. To visit Museo del Tesoro della Basilica di San Pietro on your holiday in Vatican City, and find out what else Vatican City has to offer, use our Vatican City tour planner.
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  • I loved this spot! It was a great way to exit the Vatican museum. Very interesting and a must see (well, this is the only way out, I think). 
  • This is right in the heart of the Vatican! It's worth the stop - a little out of the way from our group but definitely worth seeing on you own. 
  • Out of the Vatican Museum, I found this gem, which, ultimately, was what they liked, since I could not appreciate the Sistine Chapel
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