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St. Peter’s Square and Basilica Map
The colonnade would never have existed without the exuberant baroque aesthetic, designed to convey devotion to those who contemplate it.
STATUES ON FACADE OF ST PETER’S BASILICA
The symbols of Christmas are shining in St Peter’s Square, surrounded by Bernini’s columns, to bring cheer to the Romans, the faithful and tourists alike.
The 16th of October 2018 was the 40° anniversary of the election of Pope John Paul II.
This is the timeline that traces the history of the Basilica, from the crucifixion of Saint Peter to the present day.