Vatican City is one of the smallest city-state in the world which is surrounded by the walls around the city of Rome, Italy. It has an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres) with a population of over 800 only. Vatican City is ruled by the Bishop of Rome - the Pope.
Vatican City is listed as the top popular attractions and a must to visit while traveling in Rome, Italy. It is always crowded with the locals and tourists who travel all the way, just to visit St. Peter's Square, St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican Museum (Musei Vaticani), the Apostolic Palace and the Sistine Chapel.
Most of the tourists take this opportunity to send self-addressed postcards by using the Vatican postage stamps service. You can find out more information from the nearby gift stores, which are situated along the streets to the St. Peter's Square.
|Saint Peter Basilica was taken in the daytime in Vatican City|
|The obelisk and Apostolic Palace at St Peter's Square in Vatican City|
|Saint Peter's Square was taken from St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City|
|The famous Swiss Guards in the Vatican City|
|Saint Peter's Square and the basilica were taken in the afternoon from The Castel Sant' Angelo|
|Saint Peter's Basilica was taken in the late evening in Rome, Italy. There are many gift stores along this street which sell the stamps and provide the service to deliver your postcards by using the Vatican Postal Stamp Service.|
|Saint Peter's Basilica and the obelisk were taken in the late evening|
|St Peter's Square, St Peter's Basilica and the obelisk from Piazza Pio XII were taken at night in the Vatican City|
|St Peter's Basilica was taken in the late evening in Vatican City|
|St Peter's Basilica was taken at night from St Peter's Square in Vatican City|
|The Apostolic Palace at the background was taken from St Peter's Square|
|On the opposite side of Apostolic Palace in St Peter's Square, Vatican City|
|A close up look at the St Peter's fountain with Apostolic Palace at the background in Vatican City|
|A close up look at the St Peter's fountain on the opposite direction of the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City|
|Saying goodbye to Saint Peter's Square in Vatican City|