12 Travel Destinations You MUST See before You Die

Vatican City

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3. Vatican City, Italy

Vatican City is the world’s smallest sovereign state and whether you are religious or not it is an amazing display of the power of human faith and the beauty that it can create. The Sistine Chapel took Michelangelo four years to complete and has become one of the iconic sets of images in Western art. St. Peter’s Basilica is one of the largest and most sacred churches in the world. It was built by Renaissance masters such as, Bramante, Michelangelo, and Bernini. Under the main altar is St Peter’s tomb as well many other popes are buried in the basilica. The architecture and history of this city will take your breath away.