Vatican City is a separate state of approximately 109 acres located within the city of Rome, Italy. It was founded on June 7th 1929.
Did you know you could tour many parts of Vatican City online without leaving the comfort of your home?
How about a virtual tour?
St. Peter's Basilica: In 64 AD Nero persecuted Christians and martyred Peter the Apostle. Read more and look at pictures in this link. http://www.vaticanstate.va/EN/Monuments/Saint_Peters_Basilica/
Vatican Museums: There are many museums and art galleries within Vatican City. Many of the famous painters and architects helped to make it what it is today.
Vatican Gardens: Were instituted in 1279 when Pope Nicholas III moved his residence back to the Vatican from the Lateran Palace.
Check out beautiful pictorial galleries around Vatican City.