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You could spend an entire week exploring the Vatican Museums, which contain a staggering 1,400 rooms and 65,000 paintings. Seeing everything in one visit is impossible, but these masterpieces are truly unmissable.

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Panoram Italia’s Treasures of Italy Tour 2014

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At just over 1 km long and 0.85 km wide, the Vatican City State may be the smallest country in the world, but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in architecture, landscaping and art. This is best displayed in the larger-than-life basilica, magnificent gardens, world-famous frescoes and countless masterpieces accumulated over the centuries. With the Pope’s declaration of an upcoming Holy Year, 2016 is the time to make that pilgrimage and witness the Vatican’s beauty in person. And while you’re there, don’t miss out on the Jubilee celebrations!

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