Q: Is it all right to wear sandals in the Vatican?
A: Sandals are absolutely fine. As a mark of respect for the Church, &emsp shoulders and knees must be covered however.
Q: Is photography permitted in the Vatican Museums?
A: As long as your flash is off, photos are permitted in the Museums, &emsp EXCEPT in the Sistine Chapel, where photography is forbidden." &emsp Flash does enormous damage to works of art and almost every &emsp museum in the world forbids it. Many museums forbid photos &emsp altogether.
Q: What sort of student ID is required in the Vatican Museums?
A: Students who are less than 26 years old need to bring their photo &emsp student identity card, they must also bring proof of their date of birth. &emsp Students in high school should also bring their student ID cards." &emsp Proof of age by itself is not sufficient, student cards are required.
Q: How much does it cost to go into St Peter's Basilica?
A: The Basilica has free entry.
Q: Are there discounts for pensioners?
A: The Vatican does not give discounts for people over 65. However in &emsp other sites in the city, eg the other museums, the Colosseum and the &emsp Roman Forum etc, such discounts are available to European &emsp citizens, with ID cards, over the age of 65.
Q: Which catacombs do you visit?
A: There are three different Christian catacombs on the south-eastern &emsp side of the city. They each close on different days. Each catacombs &emsp have different points of interest and all are fascinating. Mundane &emsp matters such as traffic or political rallies can make a difference to the &emsp guide's choice for each tour.
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