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La tumba de Urbano VIII, de Bernini

Piazza San Pietro | Città del Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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Ranked #15 of 24 Attractions in Vatican City
Type: Religious Sites
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- Aug 18, 2014
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Sunriver, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

One of the most magnificent sculptures that I have ever seen. I would rank in just below Michelangelo's David and Pieta and right with his own David. Even surrounded by awe-inspiring works, this stands alone.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The monument was truly breathtaking with all its details. I literally had to touch it to believe the amount of details craved on it. Made of Marble the size of the monument will leave you awe stricken!

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The Tomb of Urban VIII was sculpted by Gianlorenzo Bernini and it's one of the many magnificent sculptures inside Saint Peter's Basilica.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

This monument to Pope Urbano VIII is a wonderful example of the sculpture of Bernini, who was a genius and has left us such a great legacy of sculpture.

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