St. Peter's Basilica
A late Renaissance church located in the Vatican in Rome, Italy. By Catholic Tradition, the Basilica is the burial site of its namesake St. Peter, one of the Apostles of Jesus Christ and, also according to tradition, the first Pope and Bishop of Rome.
KeywordsRome, Vatican, St. Peter's Basilica, Rome example, Holy See, Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano, Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican
GalleriesRenaissance Architecture, Community Parks and Plazas, Domes, Christian Churches, Italian Buildings and Monuments, Vatican City
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