Basilica di San Pietro (Basilica Sancti Petri)

Church, Historic Site
Piazza San Pietro
Vatican, 00120
Monday
7:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday
7:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday
7:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday
7:00am - 7:00pm
Friday
7:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday
7:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday
7:00am - 7:00pm

Tips

  • Don't bother joining the queue. Just pretend to be Italian and push your way to the front. Stand on people's toes for added effect
  • Il 18 novembre del 1626 l'immensa basilica fu finalmente consacrata da Urbano VIII.
  • President Martin Schulz attended the inaugural mass of Pope Francis, extending an open invitation to the new head of the Catholic Church to come to Strasbourg and address the European Parliament.
  • Do not miss to climb the stairs to the dome and admire Rome from the higher point.
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  • Pictures cannot show the size, beauty, and elegance of this impressive and magnificent church !!!
  • Rome has lots of churches but this one is especially worth a visit. Climb up the stairs to get an unforgettable view of Rome early in the morning.
  • TRAVEL FACT: St. Peter's Basilica has the largest interior of any Christian church in the world, holding 60,000 people.
  • View from the top is breath taking!
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  • Il 25 dicembre dellanno 800 Carlo Magno fu incoronato imperatore del Sacro Romano Impero da papa Leone III
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  • After 120 years as a building site, the current St Peter's was consecrated on 18 November 1626 by Urban VIII - exactly 1,300 years after the consecration of the first basilica on the site.
  • great place to visit after Vatican museum
  • Lugar obrigatrio e de uma energia de arrancar lgrimas. Sonho antigo, realizado com superao das expectativas. Faa as visitas com audio-guias, que fornecem muitas informaes sobre os elementos.
  • Did you know? More than 15,000 people a day pay a visit to St. Peters Basilica in Rome!
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  • Incrivel!!!
  • Catch beautiful sunlight inside the cathedral during sunsets. The best time for taking pictures!

Nearby places

Piazza San Pietro
Lungotevere Castello