Category: Vatican

Vatican Grottoes

Inside St. Peter’s Basilica near the Baldacchino, there is a staircase that allows you to descend to the Holy Vatican Grottoes.  Built below the floor of the church, but raised…

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St. Peter’s Square

St. Peter’s Square with its colonnade frames the largest Basilica in Christianity In these places stood the circus and the gardens of Nero, where many Christians including St. Peter suffered…

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The Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel is one of the chapels of the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope. Its name comes from Pope Syntus IV who ordered its restoration between…

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