BlogSaint Peter’s Basilica and surroundings
The dome of Saint Peter’s Basilica has been declared a site of cultural heritage of humanity, it is an icon of the Eternal City and a symbol of the Catholic Church.
In the Grottoes there are tombstones and tombs of 20 popes (not all popes are buried in the Vatican: 148 out of 264).
For over a thousand years the popes lived in Rome’s Cathedral, San Giovanni in Laterano – Saint John Lateran, built by emperor Constantine in the fourth century.
Due to recent health provisions, tourist activities inside the Basilica are blocked until April 3.We will keep you updated on further developments.Have a nice day everyone!
The magnificent Vatican basilica as we see it today, is the result of a gigantic enterprise that lasted for centuries
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