Photograph by Winfield Parks
An enclave of remarkable buildings and art surrounded by the city of Rome, Vatican City is the smallest sovereign nation in the world—and one of the most powerful.
Below the city lies the world's largest undiscovered museum.
Rome may be a city of high fashion and expensive tastes, but its rich history and art offer plenty of culture that won't cost you a dime.
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