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Guide To The Vatican

Author : Paul Den Arend
ISBN : 1515339890
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This book will help you if you plan on visiting the Vatican or want to know more about it. The Vatican is an enormous place, full of artwork and history. It can even be a bit overwhelming when you visit it. Saint Peter's Basilica is filled with baroque sculptures, the Vatican Museums have art from all time periods and the Sistine Chapel and the Raphael Rooms have the most beautiful Fresco's in the world. Visiting such a place can be an amazing, once in a lifetime experience. You can make the most out of your visit by preparing it a bit. Believe me, the Vatican will make so much more sense to you if you know some of the best stories about the art and the people that created it. If you don't know what to look at, it can be really too much. In my Vatican guide book, I will show you exactly what to pay attention to. You will know exactly which artworks are considered the most important and you will know the often amazing stories behind their creation. I also included a lot of must-know tips for visitors, which will make your stay a pleasant one. Maybe you have heard of the long lines and the hours people have to wait before entering Saint Peter's or the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel? I will give you some tips on how to avoid these lines, and much more. I wrote this book as a complete guide to the Vatican. It describes the most important artworks you can find inside the Vatican. I am a tour guide in the Vatican Museums and the city of Rome itself. Besides this I also work all over Italy as a tour guide. I found that most guidebooks people have only provide very general information. Just a few hotel and restaurant recommendations and descriptions of the monuments with lots of pictures. This guidebook is completely different. It is for those people that want to have a much more profound knowledge about the Vatican and its monuments. In it, you will find detailed descriptions and maps of the Vatican museums, Saint Peter's Basilica and Vatican City. I use this book as a reference for my work as a tour guide. I hope it will give you a deep understanding of all the beautiful statues, fresco's, tapestries and paintings in this amazing place.

Sistine Chapel And The Vatican Museums Rome An Ebook Guide

Author : Ebook-Guide
ISBN : 9781365119569
Genre : Travel
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When you enter the Vatican Museums, built and expanded by Roman Popes over the course of five centuries, you are entering one of the most important locations in the history of human civilization.
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When In Rome

Author : Robert Hutchinson
ISBN : 0002740362
Genre : Vatican City
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Discerning journalist and Catholic, Robert Hutchinson decided in 1996 to take his family to live in Rome for a year so he could explore the secrets of the Vatican. This book is the journal of his Roman sojourn.
Category: Vatican City

Nino Lo Bello S Guide To The Vatican

Author : Nino Lo Bello
ISBN : 1556520182
Genre : Vatican City
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A guide to the Vatican with information on its treasures and their historical significance, advice on gaining access into areas not normally open to visitors, and many anecdotes relating to the people and history of the Vatican
Category: Vatican City

In The Footsteps Of Popes

Author : Enrico Bruschini
ISBN : 9780061853685
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A unique look at the treasures of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and the Basilica of Saint Peter from an official guide of the Eternal City. In a tiny enclave in the heart of Rome lies the world's smallest independent state—the Vatican. Over the course of fifteen hundred years, successive popes have commissioned and assembled an extraordinary collection of artistic works within Vatican walls. Eminent expert Professor Enrico Bruschini takes readers on a fascinating personal tour through the Vatican's magnificent sacred halls, vividly bringing to life works by Raphael, da Vinci, Caravaggio, Michelangelo, and many others, while sharing interesting curiosities about the artists, their art, and the historical context in which they worked. Bruschini's unprecedented access to areas rarely open to the public enables him to offer a unique behind-the-scenes tour that reveals the Vatican's most intimate secrets and hidden treasures. With maps and rare photographs from the Vatican archives, In the Footsteps of Popes is an extraordinary excursion that is not to be missed.
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Rome And The Vatican

Author : Kenneth E. Nowell
ISBN : 0988653982
Genre : Travel
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Traveling and armchair pilgrims alike will love this practical guide to the amazing art, architecture, history and - above all - faith of Rome and the Vatican. Loaded with hundreds of stunning photographs and thousands of interesting facts, this "Guide 4 Pilgrims" contains a dozen convenient walking tours that are displayed on colorfully detailed maps. This is the indispensable companion for the serious Christian adventurer. (Available in three formats. This paperback "Color Edition" has an interior that is packed with colorful images and maps.)
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