Saint Peter's Basilica - Rome

Regarded as one of the holiest places on earth, the Papal Basilica of Saint Peter is a late renaissance church located in Vatican City, Rome. In Catholic tradition, it is located over the tomb of Saint Peter, one of the twelve apostles and the first Bishop of Rome - thus first in the line of papal succession. The basilica is also famous as a work of architecture and is generally named as the greatest building of its age. Many illustrious architects have contributed to the basilica’s outer and inner design, including Bramante, Fontana, Della Porta, Bernini and perhaps the most famous Renaissance architect of them all - Michelangelo.

Opening

Open daily. April - September: 7 am - 7 pm. October - March: 7 am - 6 pm.

Prices

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Address : Piazza San Pietro 193 Rome Italy

Subway : Metro A : Ottaviano

Bus : Bus : 34, 46, 62, 64, 98, 115, 116, 190, 571, 881, 916, 982. Tram 19 : Ottaviano

Phone : Sacristie : +390669883712 Paroisse : +390669885435

Web : http://mv.vatican.va/

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