Vatican – dwarf-state enclave (the smallest country in the world) within the territory of Rome, completely independent from Italy. Vatican status in international law – supporting the sovereign territory of the Holy See, the residence of the highest spiritual leadership of the Roman Catholic Church.
The Vatican is only used as the seat of the Holy See, the papal court and its staff.
Vatican City is situated on Vatican Hill in northwestern Rome, a few hundred meters from Tibra.
Beautiful architecture, unique museum collections and the unique atmosphere of the Vatican attracts huge number of visitors a wide variety of religions.