Holy See, popularly known as Vatican City is the smallest independent nation in the World and is the prominent center of the Catholic religion. Residence of the Pope who leads the Catholic Church, Vatican City is the world’s most significant Catholic congregation center. It houses some of the most imposing religious buildings in the world along with a remarkable collection of art treasures. The religious, cultural and historical values associated with Holy See attract millions of tourists and Catholics from around the world. Tourists come here for getting blessed and be a part of the lavish Christmas and Easter celebrations.
The most popular places of tourist interest in Vatican City are the Basilica of St. Peter and the Vatican Museum. The astonishing architecture of Saint Peter’s Basilica along with its world-renowned dome designed by Michelangelo astonishes the visitors. Vatican Museum is Europe’s greatest art gallery and includes the famous Sistine Chapel which was also designed by famous Michelangelo’s frescoes. Besides this other important tourist attractions in Holy See include Sistine Chapel, Piazza San Pietro, The Sixteenth Chapel, Basilica di San Pietro and San Pietro in Vaticano.