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St. Peter’s Basilica: The Holiest Site of Rome

St. Peter’s Basilica, is a stunning building that dominates the skyline of Rome and has roofed many glorious moments in the history of Christianity. From the martyrdom of St. Peter to the lives of his successors who shaped the development of Rome, St Peter’s Basilica is brimming with stories and mysteries.


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A tour by

Abigail Blasi

Abigail Blasi is a travel writer specialising in Italy. She has written on Rome for Lonely Planet and multiple newspapers and magazines.

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St. Peter’s Basilica: The Holiest Site of Rome

1. The Piazza

6 Stories

2. The Pope’s Secret Escape Route

4 Stories

3. The facade

5 Stories

4. Navicella

2 Stories

5. The Holy Door

3 Stories

6. The Pieta, by Michelangelo

5 Stories

7. Saint Sebastian & Saint John Paul II

4 Stories

8. The Altar of St Jerome

2 Stories

9. Medieval Statue of Saint Peter

4 Stories

10. The Baldachin

6 Stories

11. The Dome and the Floor Plan

6 Stories

12. The Cathedra of Saint Peter

3 Stories

13. Pope Alexander VII & an ancient column

2 Stories

14. Monument to Pius VII

2 Stories

15. The Vatican Grottoes

5 Stories