Etiquette in Vatican City

Vatican City is located within Italy and has a population of 1,000 people.

The nation is an absolute monarchy and elective theocracy.

The official language of Vatican City is Italian.

The currency of Vatican City is the euro.

Access to museums, the Vatican Gardens, Sistine Chapel, and Saint Peter’s Basilica is prohibited to visitors wearing sleeveless blouses, miniskirts, shorts, and hats. Bear this in mind during your visit.

You may not bring alcohol into Vatican Museums. You can bring food and drink so long as you leave it in the cloakroom and pick it back up upon your exit.

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