Vatican City State

Vatican City State

Institutional Portal

Vatican City State was founded following the signing of the Lateran Pacts between the Holy See and Italy on February 11th 1929.

These were ratified on June 7th 1929. Its nature as a sovereign State distinct from the Holy See is universally recognized under international law...

Vatican Gardens

Vatican Gardens

A Walk through the Vatican Gardens.


Saint Peter's Basilica

Saint Peter's Basilica

The Most Visited Basilica in the World and its Artistic Treasures.


Castel Gandolfo

Castel Gandolfo

Pontifical Estates of Castel Gandolfo - the Papal Summer Residence.