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St. Peter Enthroned

Vatican City, Italy
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Need to go when he is decorated

We unfortunately were not here in June 29th when he is decorated and cloned but to see how... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Edelan
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Hull, Massachusetts
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The Basilca in St Peter's name

St Peter’s Basilica is built on the site thought to be that of the tomb of St Peter. This tradition... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MijnlieverdFH
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Amsterdam
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This masterpiece shows St. Peter sitting bearded and dressed as a philosopher, with his left hand carrying keys, the right hand being raised in blessing.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We unfortunately were not here in June 29th when he is decorated and cloned but to see how important this statue is to the Catholic people, is pretty amazing.

Thank Edelan
Reviewed 1 week ago

St Peter’s Basilica is built on the site thought to be that of the tomb of St Peter. This tradition dates back to the second century AD, and in 1950 Pope Pius XII announced that the tomb had finally been discovered. Human remains were recovered...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the multitude of sacred artwork adorning St Peter's Basilica it may even so happen that you pass by this not so remarkable larger than life bronze if it weren't for the fact that this so many visitors stop by it out of devotion or...More

Thank Jarhmanite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was neat and you can see where the toes have been robbed off from all the people rubbing it over the years.

Thank Jen A
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Best time to visit is near the end of the day when most people are gone. We saw people touching the very polished bronze toes of St. Peter and did the same. Most of the detail of the right foot is worn off from all...More

1  Thank coolcatToronto
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Brought me to tears. Just so moving, even if you are not religious. Small lineup of people, but worth the wait.

Thank chyechka
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The lines are very long to pass through in about 2 seconds and touch the foot of St. Peter. In my mind, this is not a must-see event, but lots of people thought so. I stood outside the line and took the picture of someone...More

Thank Violette54
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is one of the statues that you are able to touch and you will see many people doing so. It is not as grand as some of the others in here, but if you have made the journey it is worth stopping by.

1  Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I almost didn't see this fascinating statue as I was in such awe of everything that Saint Peter's Basilica had to offer. The toe on the right foot is flat as so many visitors have touched or kissed it.

1  Thank thed0wds
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The statue is another beautiful piece of sculpture that is so special to religious people . I am sure it is the highlight for many , I am surprised they allow everyone to touch such an important work of art.

Thank easterntreker
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