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Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini

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Address: Basilica di San Pietro | Piazza di San Pietro, Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: 390669881840
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We went to this place on our visit to rome.This sturcture dominates the interior of St Peter's. Most of the sculptures, The whole structure is massive and with good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We went to this place on our visit to rome.This sturcture dominates the interior of St Peter's. Most of the sculptures, The whole structure is massive and with good architecture.Views from every where is good.Not to be missed

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Walk into and look down the center and you can't miss this huge structure. It is amazing to be so close and see have the time to reflect. We went in the Scavi tour and were able to look up and see what now were looked down on. Not easy to see the tomb but the outside is huge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

When I first saw this amazing place,it left me speechless... Creator had magic hands. Don't miss it whilst you are in Rome

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Torrance, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This whole Basilica is dedicated to St peter, and The Baldacchino is the symbol of the Basilica. Must see.

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Port St Lucie, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

There is no way you could miss seeing this magnificent structure which stands over the high altar in St Peter's! Bernini crafted it, using bronze taken from the roof of the Pantheon after it had fallen into disuse (which was not an unusual practice BTW). "Baldacchino" means "canopy or pergola". Only the Pope is allowed to say Mass at this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This sturcture dominates the interior of St Peter's. Most of the sculptures, while great, do not match the scale of St. Peter's like this one. It is 4 stories alone. You can see this from anywhere in the church and even from the entrance it has an impressive scale. Once you walk to the center and near the dome the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

No matter how long I live I will never forget the wounder of the art that transcend all religions and beliefs.

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The Baldacchino is one of the highlights of St. Peters. It is huge. It is elegant. It is yet another example of Bernini's incredible skill.

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Sharon Center, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

There is nothing small in St. Peter's Basilica, but even so, the baldacchino stands out for it's size. It's amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The Baldacchino is a huge art form of Bronze which covers St Peters Tomb area in St Peters Basilica. One can only be amazed at the collossal structure and it's fine art forms covering it

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