Basilica of Saint Peter is the greatest papal basilica of Rome,
often described as the greatest church in the world. The construction of the actual Basilica of Saint Peter began in 1506 under Pope Giulio II and was finished in 1626 with Pope Urbano VIII. It is a reconstruction, because before there was another basilica of the IV century, built by the emperor Costantino where there was circus of Nerone and where the tradition wants that saint Peter, first Pope of the Christianity, had been buried after its crucifixion. Today we can only imagine the importance of this building, in some artistic pictures: the system, enriched during the centuries with precious works of art.

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