The Vatican is a unique “state within a state”, a popular tourist center and a religious shrine for millions of Catholics from all over the world. It has its own government, bank and armed forces, and all the subjects of this enclave state have a passport.
You can get to the Vatican from almost anywhere in Rome by public transport. Lovers of walking will enjoy a walking route from the center of Rome or Venice Square to the enclave.
Tourists from all over the world come to the Vatican to see with their own eyes the unique frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, visit St. Peter’s Cathedral or visit the Vatican Gardens. Among other attractions of the Vatican should be called Stanzas Raphael, the Vatican Library, the Egyptian and Etruscan museums, as well as the Pinacoteca.
Pilgrims most often visit their shrine during the election of a new Pope, as well as at Christmas and Easter. For its visitors, the Vatican offers a variety of souvenirs – stamps, money with local symbols, travel albums, postcards and magnets.