15 Things You Didn't Know About the Vatican

There's more to Vatican City than just the Sistine Chapel. See how much you really know about the world's smallest country—and whether you can guess the very strange reason why photos aren't allowed inside its famous chapel.

By Kaeli Conforti, Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012, 5:49 PM

View from the top of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican city.

An aerial view of Vatican City from the top of St. Peter's Basilica.

(Johan Bernspång/

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