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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  • A must see while in Rome. Regardless of religion or lack thereof, this church is an absolutely breathtaking sight you can't miss. It's free to explore so why not take advantage of all that Rome has to...  more »
  • Can that be admiring in front of so many stories and the ability of humans to make of such masterpieces! Get yourself a card Omnia to avoid hours of expectations and have a priority must-see in Rome
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  • Beautiful staircase when you go out. You are back but it is definitely easy.
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