Façade of St. Peter's Basilica
Façade of St. Peter’s Basilica, located in Rome. 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, Renaissance, Vatican, Renaissance architecture, St. Peter's Basilica, Rome example, Holy See, Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano, Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican
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