"Basilica of St Peter's - Baldacchino" St. Peter's Basilica Tip by Willettsworld

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Commissioned by Pope Urban VIII in 1624, Bernini's extravagant Baroque canopy stands above the Papal Altar which, in turn, stands over the crypt where St Peter is reputedly buried.

Phone: +39 06 6988 3731
Website: http://www.vatican.va/various/basiliche/san_pietro/index_it.htm

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  • Written Jul 31, 2005
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