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Address: Chapel of the Pieta | Basilica Di San Pietro, coordinate 41.902183, 12.453937 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: 390669881840
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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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A Master Piece

Just inside the St. Peter's Basilica is the great work "La Pieta." It is a must see for all art lover's and tourists with an interest in history.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just inside the St. Peter's Basilica is the great work "La Pieta." It is a must see for all art lover's and tourists with an interest in history.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Pieta is incredibly life like; you can see the pain in Mary's eyes. The Pieta is screened off by a glass wall and you will have a wait to get as close as you want to be. The Pieta pulls you toward itself, where you want to reach out and touch it. Many of the tourists will be crying,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A beautiful sculpture though you can't see it too closely. Still, a nice thing to see once in your lifetime.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Unfortunately it is always surrouned by dozens of tourists and it is problematic to enjoy :(. But try to ST and at least few minutes in front of it- unforgettable feelings!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The pieta is one of my favorite statues. It is so life-like that you forget it is made of stone. The only negative is the glass wall that they put around it. I understand why it is there, but there are seams in the glass that make getting a good picture difficult. However, this is a fairly minor thing and... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A beautiful, famous piece of sculpture from Michaelangelo. Spend some time admiring it's beauty, as most of the crowds will snap a picture and move on.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very well worth the visit. Absolutely beautiful works of art. My kids loved the visit here, they are 13 and 10. They appreciated the beauty of it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very serene...and impressive... with the sculptures and monuments. There are several masses going on at the same time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, delighted I had the opertunity to see it. If I remember correctly it is behind glass so you can't get close to it but still a good enough view of it. Would recommend a visit to St Peters but try and buy skip the line tickets as the queues can be very long.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

How in the world did Michaelangelo sculpt such an impressive work of art from a block of stone? Looking at it evokes emotions as if you were actually witnessing the event.

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