Vatican Entrance

The Vatican has its own set of institutions and departments. The Pope’s advisory body is the Cardinals, composed of the bishop, the priestly and the deacon. The Vatican and 179 countries have established diplomatic relations and are the leading centers of the Catholic Church in the world. The Pope has a member of the Holy See and 10 ministers, each of whom is responsible for dealing with a religious task. There are also secretaries, courts, special offices and so on.

Have their own currency, postal, telecommunications, civil authorities. In many countries there is a lot of land and investment, there are a lot of gold and foreign exchange reserves, is a huge international financial trusts. There are St. Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Palace and other court buildings, there are Michelangelo’s mural “final trial” and the zenith painting “Genesis”; the Vatican Museums, libraries and art museums in the medieval and Renaissance Precious cultural relics and works of art.

Vatican Museums

The museum is the largest building in the Vatican

The Vatican Museum is located in the north of St. Peter’s Church in Rome, the original Pope’s palace. The collection of rare artifacts and art treasures, worthy of the London British Museum and the Paris Louvre to comparable. The total area of 55,000 square meters.

Main collections:
Several paintings of Caravaggio, including the burial of Christ (1602-1603);
Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of St. Jerome
Originally placed in the San Giovanni Cathedral of the Red Marble Pope
Ancient Roman sculptures, tombstones and inscriptions
A large number of works by Raphael, including the Athens Academy
The world famous Sistine dome is also located here.

Sistine dome

The Sistine Chapel was originally a pontiff of the Pope. The church of the zenith painting, is one of the Renaissance three of the Michelangelo’s painting art monument, it is the same church with another murals “the final trial” and the same as Michelangelo’s most representative Of the two giant system. The Sistine Chapel is famous for Michelangelo to create “Genesis” and “Final Judgment”. These two frescoes are also the greatest artistic contribution of the Italian Renaissance.

He is alone to complete all the zenith paintings. In this brocade style of more than 500 square meters of the zenith, the painter to complete all the murals plus decoration, up to 4 years and 5 months, in addition to the preparation of paint assistant, no other help, the vast painting works And difficult to imagine.

St. Peter’s Basilica

St. Peter’s Basilica, the Roman Catholic Church of the Church, the European Catholic Pilgrimage with the Vatican The Pope’s Pope, located in the Vatican, is the world’s largest dome church. In the middle of the dome, you can overlook the interior of the church and enjoy the large mosaic of the inner wall of the dome. Which is more famous with Michelangelo “mourning Christ” statue. St. Peter’s Basilica overlooking Tula’s “Athens Academy” oil painting. St. Peter’s Cathedral is now the world’s largest church, with a total area of 23,000 square meters, can accommodate up to 60,000 people at the same time pray.

Spring Raiders feel from the winter to wake up in Europe

Rich in romance, leisurely temperament of Europe , is always a place to go once.

1, spring transformation
Spring France, the leaves began to sprout, the streets are full of flowers blooming, even if not park, in some public places can also see the moving spring, the locals will take the opportunity to sit around the grass on the sun or picnic.
In the park, water ducks, swans and other waterfowl in the lake swaying hovering, everywhere will encounter a bunch of beautiful flowers, although not like the mountains like mountains and plains, but it is worth a small surprise. It is advisable to visit with a sense of outing.

2, spring games are played
● boat walks in the spring season came to France, it is recommended to go to the park or street walk, feel the garden, plant changes, and the spring cruise is also more suitable for the flow of view on the boat, easier to feel the changes in the city. If it is free, it is recommended to bring sandwiches to the park picnic.
● watch the window as a fashion country, the spring of France began to change the spring, the store window design changes also gives a great surprise, with the theme of the season, will see a lot of fresh and brilliant style of color, even if not just buy things, but also full Surprise.
● cycling parade winter too cold and summer is too hot, spring is a good season in France riding a bike, both environmentally friendly, but also increase the direct contact with the city. There are bike routes in major cities and major tourist attractions , and individual cities also offer electric cars called Segway, which is convenient for foreign tourists.

3, other recommended
When there is a sun, choose an open-air cafe, like a foreigner facing the sun to sit down, a cup of coffee, watching the pedestrians off the heavy winter clothes, put on the colorful clothing, is also a pleasure.

4, visa and recommended flights
For Schengen visa. If the free line to be online reservations, it is recommended to 2-3 weeks ahead of more secure.
Air France, China Southern Airlines has from Guangzhou direct flights to Paris flight, can fly to the United Arab Emirates , Qatar and other transit cities then turn. Direct flight takes about 13 hours, the transfer takes about 16 hours.

TIPS: European spring climate change is bigger, today also sunny, tomorrow may be a sudden drop in temperature – for example, last week, some areas have no signs of sudden drop goose snow. So in addition to prepare a variety of clothes, but also be psychologically prepared, if the case of bad weather, right when the day is a good joke.