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The Vatican

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In the heart of Rome lies the nucleus of the Roman Catholic Church: the Vatican. This city-state has had its own post office, papal guard, radio station, newspaper, publishing firm, shops and papal offices. For centuries it has invested its wealth in valuable works of art. The majority of these works can be admired in St Peter's Basilica and the Musei Vaticani. Enjoy the history of art as you take in works by Michelangelo, Rafael and Leonardo de Vinci. The highlight of the Vatican is undoubtedly the Sistine Chapel, which teems with nuns and monks.
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