The Vatican

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For many, a visit to the Vatican is one of the top reasons to visit Rome, and it is a vast and majestic place, jam-packed with things to see. The Borgo and Prati are the neighborhoods immediately surrounding the Vatican, and it's worth noting that, while the Vatican may well be a priority, these neighborhoods are not the best places to choose a hotel, as they're quite far from other top sights in the city.

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Borgo

Between the Vatican and the once-moated bulk of Castel Sant'Angelo—erstwhile mausoleum of Emperor Hadrian and now an imposing relic of…

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Prati

Outside the Vatican walls, but slightly upriver from the Borgo neighborhood, Prati is starting to come into its own as…

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Basilica di San Pietro

The world's largest church, built over the tomb of Saint Peter, is the most imposing and breathtaking architectural achievement of…

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