"The right aisle" Top 5 Page for this destination St. Peter's Basilica - Basilica San Pietro Tip by Diana75

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  • The Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament - Vatican City
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  • The right aisle - Vatican City
      The right aisle
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  • The right aisle - Vatican City
  • The right aisle - Vatican City
  • The right aisle - Vatican City
 

Following the first chapel of Pieta', the right aisle continues with a series of impressive monuments dedicated to important persons and beautiful chapels. Among these are:

- Crucifix or Relics Chapel designed by Bernini which contains the wooden crucifix attiributed to Pietro Cavallini

- The monument of Queen Christina of Sweden made by Carlo Fontana

- The Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament with the wrough-iron screen made by Borromini and rich tabernacle of Bernini (1674) inspired by the tempietto of San Pietro in Montecitorio

- The monuments dedicated to Gregory XIII made by Camillo Rusconi (1723) and Gregory XIV

- The monument of Clemente XIII (1784-92) work of Antonio Canova.

Address: Piazza San Pietro, Vatican City
Phone: +39 06 6988 3731
Website: http://www.vaticanstate.va

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  • Written Feb 3, 2007
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