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. Museo del Tesoro della Basilica di San Pietro is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • What an amazing place packed with so much history and artefacts. This is an absolute must see when I Rome. The place is huge with plenty to see. It was out of season so the crowds were not as bad as.....  more »
  • Buy a ticket in advance online, getting to the museum late morning or after lunch, can be a shorter way, better to decide how long you will spend here, it's easy to collapse from museum fatigue; not.....  more »
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