A short story of the Vatican City

A short story of the Vatican City

I am sure that the history of the world’s smallest independent nation is of great interesting for anyone. The big question is of course: How has this state managed to impose itself and gain its independence. Well, you will find your answer in a short story of the Vatican City. The beginnings Many of you don’t know that in the place where today sits the heart of the Catholic religion, home of the Pope, leader of the Catholic Church, many years ago the emperor Caligula decided to build a c... [ read more ]

Shopping in the Vatican City

Shopping in the Vatican City

I know it might sound a little strange and maybe profane to think about shopping in the Vatican City, but you cannot even imagine what a spiritual activity that could be. And I am not being ironic at all. You might rediscover yourself trying to buy wonderful memories for you loved ones or losing yourself in a bookstore. Therefore let’s see what options you have if you want to go shopping in the Vatican City. 1. Religious articles Vatican has some amazing religious souvenirs to take back ho... [ read more ]

What not to miss in the Vatican City

What not to miss in the Vatican City

As some of you might know the Vatican City is surrounded by Rome, therefore if you want to get to the Holy City by walking, your itinerary will include crossing Ponte St.  Angelo Bridge.  This path will take you to Castle St. Angelo right outside the Vatican walls and then to the famous St. Peter’s Square, where Catholics from all over the world gather to confirm their faith. What you might not know is what not to miss in the Vatican City, which is why I recommend you follow the tips below:... [ read more ]

Discover the Vatican City

Discover the Vatican City

If somebody ever asks you which is the smallest state in the world, you should confidently answer right away: it’s the Vatican City. TheVaticanis actually a landlocked sovereign city-state located in the centre ofItaly, a walled enclave within its capital,Rome.  It covers only 44 hectares (110 acres) and hosts a population of only 800 people. It looks as if everything in here is in miniature, but the things happening are unexpectedly great. Vatican City is one of the most visited areas inRome... [ read more ]