2 Tombs in Vatican City that you should visit - With photos & details

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2 Tombs to explore in Vatican City

It is the smallest country in the world, and the center of Roman Catholic Church.

Saint Peter's tombVatican City, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Italy

Located under St. Peter's Basilica, it was built to memorialize the location of Saint Peter's grave. The complex consists of several graves, and it is was partially torn down during the reign of Constantine I in about AD 330 to provide the foundation for the first St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican Necropolis00120 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

The suspected grave of Apostle Peter is located in the Vatican Necropolis. The Necropolis lies nder the Vatican City, 5-12 meters below Saint Peter's Basilica, and it was originally a burial ground outside of the the city walls of Rome. Guided tours can be arranged here in advance, if you contact the office of the Vatican sponsored archaeological excavations(scavi).