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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...
St. Peter’s Square and Basilica Map

St. Peter’s Square and Basilica Map

1. Colonnades 2. The Passetto 3. Alexander VII Coat of Arms 4. The Fountains 5. The Obelisk 6. Center of Colonnade 7. Sundial Markers 8. Papal Water Fountain 9. The spot where John Paul II was shot 10. Bronze Doors 11. Entrance to Charlemagne Wing 12. Restrooms 13....
How to get oriented inside St. Peter’s Basilica

How to get oriented inside St. Peter’s Basilica

1 – Welcome 2 – The Square 3 – Atrium, door of the Sacraments and Holy Door 4 – “La Pietà” of Michelangelo 5 – Monuments to Pope Leo XII and Christina of Sweden 6 – Chapel of St. Sebastian and tomb of Pope John Paul II 7 –...