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St. Peter's Basilica of Vatican City 2020

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    When the old basilica was demolished, construction of the new basilica began in 1506, and construction ended in 1626. It was dedicated on November 18, 1626. Several famous architects designed the temple, highlighting the works of Bramante, Michelangelo, and Carlo Maderno. This church, located in the Vatican City, is considered one of the holiest temples in the Catholic Church, moreover, it is the place where the Pope presides over many prayers throughout the year.


    The church was called St. Peter in the name of one of the disciples of Jesus, who became one of the founders of the Catholic Church and was executed and buried where the church now stands.


    Inside the Basilica St Peter Church, 190 meters (624 feet) tall can accommodate 20,000 people. The dome is 136 meters (447 feet) long, the central façade is 46 meters (150 feet) long, and visitors will find very fine art pieces, the statue of Michelangelo, and the statue of St. Peter on his throne. Including St. Peter Baldachin, which is a large bronze plate designed by Bernini, and St. Peter has his right foot worn due to the touches of the loyal.

  The Basilica Dome is an inspiration for many cathedrals and buildings and is one of the most impressive parts it is incredible. It was started by Michelangelo and followed by Giacomo Della Porta. Carlo Maderno finished the dome in 1614. It was an inspiration, the Washington Capitol and St. Paul's Cathedral in London.


    When staying in Rome, visiting St. Peter's Basilica is an unforgettable experience. Visitors should not miss the climb to the top of the dome now the last part of the climb is a narrow and sharp spiral staircase. , Where the stunning view of St. Peter's Square.
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