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“Moses of Michelangelo!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of St. Peter in Chains (San Pietro in Vincoli)

St. Peter in Chains (San Pietro in Vincoli)
Piazza San Pietro in Vincoli 4/a, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 6 488 2865
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Ranked #19 of 688 Attractions in Rome
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Owner description: This 5th-century church features Michelangelo's sculpture of Moses that adorns the incomplete tomb of Pope Julius II.
Tehran
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“Moses of Michelangelo!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

we went there on the way back from the Colosseum.you have to go up the stairs ,but when you arrive in to the church it's wonderful! the Michelangelo's Moses is there waiting for you!it's stunning,don't miss it.

Visited March 2014
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“A bit of a climb but worth it.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Beautiful frescos, paintings and statues. The chains used to bind St Peter are on display together with the most famous statue of Moses, by Michael Angelo. Go either early or late afternoon to avoid the crowds.

Visited April 2014
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Roskilde, Denmark
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“Historically interesting and then with Michelangelo.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The church is of 400 years and does not look like much, but contains Michelangelo's magnificent sculpture of Moses and the chains of Saint Peter said to have been put in.

Visited April 2014
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Rishon Le Zion, HaMerkaz, Israel
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“An Amazing Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Although the church is a little bit hard to find, don't skip the visit. The inside of the church is amazingly beautiful with all the paintings and statues. The statue of Moses is breathtaking and you don't need to pay to see it!!!

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Struer, Denmark
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“Be prepare”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The queue was just too loooong. There should be a better solution to manage hundred of thousand of tourists. Go there early in the morning and don't forget a bottle of water with you.

Visited March 2014
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