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Mondo Cattolico

Piazza Pio XII 12, 00193 Rome, Italy
+39 06 686 9297
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May 27, 2018
“STAY AWAY. JESUS CLEAN THE TEMPLE OF THESE MERCHANTS.”
Nov 11, 2017
“Best religious articles shop”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza Pio XII 12, 00193 Rome, Italy
Vatican / Borgo
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+39 06 686 9297
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Brought here by our tour guide and was told this was the "official" Vatican gift shop. Was requested by family members to purchase a "blessed" rosary and was told that the religious items here were not individually blessed by the Pope but that he would...More

1  Thank csflorenzo
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Great location, very close to St Peter's square. They provide many kind of Vatican gifts, souvenirs, mosaics and religious articles with a wide price range in accordance with the material used and quality. Friendly staff, nice to meet with staff speaking in my native language,...More

Thank Denelia
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

This was the meeting place for our tour group after free time in St. Peter's Square. The shop has all kinds of nice things to buy at reasonable prices. Our daughter collects Fontanini nativity pieces. They have a large number of pieces to choose from...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Location location location! Conveniently located right outside of the Vatican. Well staffed, friendly and very helpful. There's a special room full of beautiful and exquisite mosaic art pieces. You have to be escorted to be able to go in. Souvenirs here are available for every...More

Thank Ria V
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Went here to look at jewelry. We were advised by a member of staff the rings we were looking at were silver, and we were willing to pay over €100 for the right one. We took a card and came back later that day as...More

1  Thank nlegg123
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

I found several rosary necklaces for friends at reasonable prices. Also found reasonable prices on jewelry and gifts. Sales associates were helpful and patient. I purchased for myself a beautiful gold cross that I think is unique. I will definitely visit there again when visiting...More

Thank dlturns
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Reviewed 28 March 2015

I found this shop with my friend who already knew about it. We looked in probably every shop in this area for a rosary necklace and, found the one and, only very pretty and, very unique in silver and, gold over silver combination. The sales...More

1  Thank Linda C
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Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighborhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
...More
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