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Saint Peter’s Basilica and surroundings
THE HOLY EASTER

THE HOLY EASTER

Easter is preceded by a week of rites that evoke the passion and death of Christ: Easter is also linked to the Greek verb páschein: to suffer.

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St Peter’s Basilica and Square Map

St Peter’s Basilica and Square Map

Thanks to www.stpetersbasilica.info for this article.   The Square – Piazza San Pietro This monumental elliptical space (240m wide), is the masterpiece of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, who laid it out during the pontificates of Alexander VII and of Clement IX...

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PASSETTO DI BORGO

PASSETTO DI BORGO

The Passetto di Borgo is a secret pedestrian passageway linking the papal residence in the Vatican to Castel Sant’Angelo.

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