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Vatican. St. Peter´s Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro)

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22 Apr 2013
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This masterpiece of architecture and the world´s largest church laid out in 17th century for the Christians of the world to gather. The façade was built 1606-1614 by Carlo Maderno. The steps leading to it and colonnade are by Bernini, and the statues of Sts Peter and Paul flanking the steps are from the 19th century.

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