Rome was given a rare treat from the heavens this week when they were hit with between 2 to 6 inches of snow on Monday.

The last time that it snowed in the Italian city was six years ago.

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Despite not being equipped for the unusual weather, city officials say that Rome has faired quite well.

Vatican workers even took a break from serving God to delight in the wintery phenomenon and throw some snowballs.

One excited civil servant described the snowfall as “a spectacle—enchanting, surreal.”

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