Year: 1626. Lenght: 211.6 meters.
The Vatican has been associated with religious ceremonies and Catholic traditions for several centuries. The landmark of the sovereign state city is a wonderful St. Peter's Basilica. The construction site of the cathedral was not chosen by chance. In ancient times there were the circus gardens of Neron, where according to the legend of the Apostles Peter found the martyrdom. The first religious building was erected on the cathedral site in the period of Emperor Constantine. The first temple existed for more than a thousand years.
The construction of the cathedral, which can be seen today, was finished in 1626. The majestic St. Peter's Basilica is a unique complex with the large square of the same name, and is the largest construction in Vatican. The Cathedral can receive 60,000 parishioners once. It is characterized by the sumptuous interiors, with the outstanding works of Michelangelo and Bramante, Rafael and Bernini.
The general length of the dome is 211.6 meters. In the central nave, on the floor, visitors can see the interesting signs. Here, the parameters of the rooms of other largest cathedrals in the world were recorded, which allows the visual comparison with St. Peter's. The cathedral preserves many valuable sculptures. Its walls and ceiling are adorned with fine paintings, which make the cathedral dome a true work of art. According to the official historical data, a mosaic workshop, in which the best painters of Italy worked, was opened during construction on the Domterritorium. Next - St. Isaac Cathedral
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