The history of St. Peter's Square

The history of St. Peter's Square
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Just take a look at this vast square, centred on an Egyptian obelisk, the whole of its perimeter lined with huge colonnades.
Ahead of us lies the majestic façade of Saint Peter’s Basilica and behind us the wide avenue of the Via della Conciliazione, runn


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