Left our ship at 7:15. 2 hours to the Vatican museum and Vatican City. The Vatican is the smallest state in Italy. 800 people leave there mostly nuns and priests . 300,000 people can gather in the court yard. Sistine Chapel. No photos but amazing memories. Then to the church of the Basicila. Built in 1680. 167 Popes are buried in this church. Totally amazing place.
the middle balcony is where the pope speaks on Sundays Maa
this was made by Michael Angelo at the age of 23. bullet proof glass. in 1972 someone broke through the glass and broke Mary’s fingers and her nose. in the repair Michael Angelo had put his initials inside
Mumified Pope. several around there church
Swiss guards in front of the Popes residence