Pictures of Vatican City
St. Peter's Basilica dome was completed in 1626. St. Peters Basilica was designed by Michelangelo. St. Peter's Basilica is a Late Renaissance church located within Vatican City.
Castel Sant'Angelo was completed in 139 A.D. Castel Sant'Angelo was Designed by the Ancient Romans. Castel Sant'Angelo is for Mausoleum. The Castel Sant'Angelo was Originally made for Roman Emperor Hadrian and his family.
Vatican City History
March 13th-Anniversery of when Pope Francis was elected-He is the Pope and important to all Roman Catholic Churches
January 6th- Epiphany- A Christian Festival commemorating the manifestation of Christ
February 11th- Lateran Treaty Day- The Day Vatican City became its separate Country and signed a treaty
Pizza alla Romana
Thin crusted, crunchy white pizza, served brushed only with olive oil and flavored with rosemary.
Pasta cacio e pepe
Pasta in a creamy olive oil, pecorino cheese and black pepper sauce.
Baby lamb intestines cooked in tomato sauce, also served as topping for pasta
Pope Benedict XVI
First Pope to retire without a medical reason.
John Paul II
A Turkish Terrorist tried to assassinate him but he failed and then later when he recovered he forgave him.
The official language of the Vatican City is Italian.
Five phrases that you should know are:
Buona sera-Good Evening
Buongiorno- Good morning
Come stai-How are you
Nearest Airport-Leonardo da Vinci International Airport
Rome- 2 miles and you can take a car, bus, or walk
Frascati- 14 miles and you can take a car, bus, or walk
Monterotondo- 17 miles and you can take a car, bus, or walk