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Torre San Giovani, Vatican City

While touring Vatican Gardens, take some time to appreciate Torre San Giovani, situated at the westernmost tip of Vatican City. Perched on a hilltop overlooking the gardens, this impressive round tower serves as a guesthouse for eminent guests and temporary papal residence when work is being done in the Apostolic Palace. The original medieval tower that stood in this place was built in the 13th century, while the current structure was rebuilt in the early 1960s. Plan to see Torre San Giovani and other attractions that appeal to you using our Vatican City travel route planner.
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  • great place to relax for few moments....crowded place...they say people at all the time swarming it...adios  more »
  • We toured the Vatican Gardens and noted this impressive edifice. Walking around the base, there is a protected entrance. Our understanding from the Vatican Garden tour guide was that this served as a....  more »

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