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St. Peter’s Basilica

The one Basilica to rule them all would be quite an understatement.  There is really nothing in this world that can prepare you for the sheer magnificence of this place, or its gigantic proportions or it’s over the top splendour.  We have seen our share of wonderful churches and cathedrals but nothing and I mean nothing comes […]

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St. Peter’s Square

St. Peter’s Square is a massive plaza located directly in front of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City, the papal enclave surrounded by Rome. At the centre of the square is an Egyptian obelisk, erected at the current site in 1586. Gian Lorenzo Bernini designed the square almost 100 years later, including the massive […]

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