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St. Peter's Basilica

The world-famous Saint Peter’s Basilica is an Italian Renaissance church located in Vatican City, the papal enclave within the city of Rome. As the symbol and heart of Christianity, the Saint Peter’s Basilica is one of the largest Catholic churches in the world and its dome can be seen from all over Rome. Build on the burial site of Saint Peter, the Basilica is the epicenter of the Catholic Church. This is also the burial place of many popes, including Pope John Paul II. Saint Peter's Basilica took 120 years to complete involving some of the greatest architects of its time. Enter into this extraordinary sanctuary and discover the faith and stories of popes, artists and pilgrims told through the universal language of art.