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St Peter's Basilica

St Peter's Basilica was built between 1506 and 1590, when the dome was finally completed. It is on the site of the tomb of St. Peter; his relics were finally found and authenticated in the middle of the 20th century. Before the current grand ... 

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Anonymous

July 2014

Outside the basilica - July 2014

St Peter's Basilica

Outside the basilica

Anonymous

July 2014

Across the river - July 2014

St Peter's Basilica

Across the river

Anonymous

July 2014

Tilt - July 2014

St Peter's Basilica

Tilt

Aaron S

June 2014

 Tiring climb but well worth it when I reached the top. , Aaron S - June 2014

View from the dome of St Peter's Basilica.

Tiring climb but well worth it when I reached the top.

Ausmwo Australia

April 2014

 This photo was taken after the walk to the top of St Peter's Basilica and shows the view across the square and Rome. Taken on 25 Jan 14. , Ausmwo - April 2014

The view from the top of St Peter's

This photo was taken after the walk to the top of St Peter's Basilica and shows the view across the square and Rome. Taken on 25 Jan 14.

Ellen M

July 2013

 biggest church in the world, and breathtakingly beautiful....! , Ellen M - July 2013

St Peter's Basilica

biggest church in the world, and breathtakingly beautiful....!

Geoffrey V

October 2012

 View from entrance to altar. Discs set into the floor mark the size of other famous churches, proving that St Peter's in the largest church in the world. , Geoffrey V - October 2012

St Peter's Basilica

View from entrance to altar.
Discs set into the floor mark the size of other famous churches, proving that St Peter's in the largest church in the world.

CJW Australia

July 2012

 View from the top of the Dome, the best view in Rome. , CJW - July 2012

View from the Top of the St Peter's Basilica

View from the top of the Dome, the best view in Rome.

Kimberley W

January 2012

 An amazingly warm piece, the feelings it inspired were overwhelming , Kimberley W - January 2012

Michelangelo's Pietà, St Peter's Basilica

An amazingly warm piece, the feelings it inspired were overwhelming

Ann Marie G

November 2011

 This is how close we were to the Pope after following the tour guide's advice to attempt to get in the Basilica--amazing. , Ann Marie G - November 2011

St Peter's 04/11/11

This is how close we were to the Pope after following the tour guide's advice to attempt to get in the Basilica--amazing.

Karen A Canada

September 2010

Top view from the roof of the basilica. 500+ steps, a real climb but well worth it!, Karen A - September 2010

St Peter's square

Top view from the roof of the basilica. 500+ steps, a real climb but well worth it!

PETER K United Kingdom

October 2009

Not sure how I caught this looking so empty. It was very near closing time, but minutes earlier there had been plenty of people about. Sculptures and frescos are everywhere, and overwhelming. The ... , PETER K - October 2009

The nave, St Peter's basilica, Vatican City

Not sure how I caught this looking so empty. It was very near closing time, but minutes earlier there had been plenty of people about. Sculptures and frescos are everywhere, and overwhelming. The church is gargantuan in scale and it is difficult to imagine worshipers achieving a personal sense of communion with their god.

Neil C United Kingdom

July 2008

The view from the road leading to St Peter's Basilica., Neil C - July 2008

St Peter's Basilica

The view from the road leading to St Peter's Basilica.

Anonymous

June 2008

This is a view after climbing the to the top. Note from Viator: The climb to the top of the dome at St Peter's Basilica is not part of this tour, however customers are encouraged to climb on their ...  - June 2008

From the Top of St. Peter's in Rome

This is a view after climbing the to the top. Note from Viator: The climb to the top of the dome at St Peter's Basilica is not part of this tour, however customers are encouraged to climb on their own, after the tour concludes.

John B United Kingdom

February 2008

View from St Peter's Square including obelisk, basilica and Pope's living quarter., John B - February 2008

St Peter's Square

View from St Peter's Square including obelisk, basilica and Pope's living quarter.

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