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Address: Chapel of the Pieta | Basilica Di San Pietro, coordinate 41.902183, 12.453937 Vatican City, Italy
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Description: The most beautiful work inside St. Peter's Cathedral is Michelangelo's...
The most beautiful work inside St. Peter's Cathedral is Michelangelo's famous La Pietà, considered by many to be the most moving piece of sculpture ever created.
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The Beauty Man Is Capable Of

Basilica Di San Pietro is a sight to behold. The fact that this Michelangelo masterpiece resides there only adds to the wonder that man is capable of. The fact it must reside... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Basilica Di San Pietro is a sight to behold. The fact that this Michelangelo masterpiece resides there only adds to the wonder that man is capable of. The fact it must reside behind glass is a reminder of what else man is capable of.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

perfect harmony and deeply moving representation of Madonna with Christ on her lap- beautifully carved in silky Carrara Marble.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A wonderful building both inside and from the outside. Queues here are about 4 hours unless you have a guide to take you through the Vatican and the Cistine Chapel. At the back of the Cistine Chapel is an exit door which leads into the Basilica. We didn't know this until we arrived, having booked our fast track entry into... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This creation of a young Michaelangelo is breath taking. Unfortunately, it is behind a wall of bullet proof glass, and the crowds were large when I saw it. Everyone takes lots of picutres, and, yes, selfies with the ever present sticks Be warned- watch your wallets and purses as we were told pick pockets mingle and do their nefarious deeds!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I was on a guided your if the Vatican City and hasn't really done much reading before booking. This statue was a delightful suprise, I don't know why, I am not an arty guy or deeply religious but I could have stood and stared at this all day. Worth the walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Michelangelo was a true genius to create this outstanding work at such a young age. The detail, expression and sheer grace of the work portrays the suffering and hope in a very real way. No wonder people were entranced with the story of Jesus if you have people like Michelangelo making it real of the lay person and connect the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Perfect beauty! It was behind glass because some time ago someone tried to destroy it i was told. How could they? Why? Imagine the work and love out into sculpturing it. Enjoy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The first time I saw this work it took my breath away. It takes on a life of it,s own the longer you view it.Several years ago the casting of this sculpture came to St,Paul Mn. It was as breath taking as the work it self. Vatican is something that is not be missed if you are visiting Rome. You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This sculpture of the Virgin Maria is one of Michelangelo di Buanaroti Simone's finest works. Visiting chatolics kiss her foot and it has been quite worn from all that kissing through centuries, so if you are not a believer don't and just enjoy the beauty of this masterpiece

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This all has to be seen and experience the atmosphere if the place Keep your eye out for the pope! He might just be waving at you

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Address: Chapel of the Pieta | Basilica Di San Pietro, coordinate 41.902183, 12.453937 Vatican City, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Vatican City

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