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Architecture Churches & Temples | Rosamaria G Frangini || Basilica San Pietro in Vaticano, Rome. Italy. An image travel guide about things to do in Rome, Italy - a place full of history and amazing monuments! -- Have a look at http://www.travelerguides.net

I so want to go here!!! St. Peter’s Basilica is the center of Christianity. The opulence of the interior stays as a testifying to the richness of the Catholic Church in the sixteenth century. Emperor Constantine, the first Christian emperor of Rome, ordered the construction of St. Peter Basilica on the Vatican hill.

In this city of outstanding churches, none can hold a candle to the Basilica di San Pietro, Italy’s most spectacular cathedral. Built atop an earlier 4th-century church, it was completed in 1626 after 150 years of construction... Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/italy/rome/vatican-city-borgo-prati/holy-see/sights/religious/st-peter-s-basilica#ixzz3do2JLtnz

Moses Statue by Michelangelo, Rome, Italy. Located in St. Peters in Chains church. Michelangelo always thought he was liberating a figure from the marble block that was already in it. He certainly did a fabulous job with Moses.

Saint-Peter's Dome (Basilica di San Pietro), Rome, Italy (1506-1626). My visit in 1978 (just a week before the death of Pope Paul VI) was an overwhelming experience. Never seen it since, it 's about time.....