Finally we make it to Rome, which was the first city we had in mind to visit when we planned our trip, but we decided to pay a visit to the Vatican City before adventuring into Rome.

 The Vatican City is a landlocked urban enclave, surrounded by the city of Rome, it is the smallest intertnationally recognized independent state in the world by both area and population.   

The Vatican City is a landlocked urban enclave, surrounded by the city of Rome, it is the smallest intertnationally recognized independent state in the world by both area and population.

 

 The unique economy of the Vatican City is supported financially by the sale of postage stamps and tourist mementos, fees for admission to museums, and the sale of publications.

The unique economy of the Vatican City is supported financially by the sale of postage stamps and tourist mementos, fees for admission to museums, and the sale of publications.


 It has famous cultural sites such as St. Peter´s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums, where they feature some of the world´s most famous paintings and sculptures.

It has famous cultural sites such as St. Peter´s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums, where they feature some of the world´s most famous paintings and sculptures.

The state is free of poverty. Although it is the smallest of all countries in terms of population, its estimated GDP per capita of $21,198 makes Vatican City the 18th wealthiest nation in the world per capita.

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