Popular souvenirs The variety is huge and the prices are varied. Most tourists buy rosaries, stamps, medals, calendars, t-shirts, posters, crosses… The most popular religious figures are John Paul II, Pope Francis, Pio de Pietrelcina or Mother Teresa.
Does the Vatican have an official gift shop?
Where should you buy a rosary?
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How do I get my rosary blessed in the Vatican?
The easiest way of requesting a blessing is by visiting the website of the Office for Papal Charities: www.elemosineria.va/papal-blessing-parchments/. If you are visiting Rome, you may collect your Papal Blessing directly from their office inside the Vatican.
What do they sell at the Vatican gift shop?
Vatican gift shop
- PAPAL BLESSING.
- ROSARIES. Wedding Rosaries.
- MEDALS. Necklaces.
- GIFTS. Special Occasions.
Does St Peters basilica have a gift shop?
Inside the security area of the basilica, a gift shop is located on the right of the atrium (north), just past the Holy Door. This area is called the Gregory the Illuminator Patio. It contains the cupola ticket kiosk, exit from the Grottoes, and exit down from the Sistine Chapel.