St Peter's square was built between 1656-67 by Bernini. The oval square is surrounded by a Doric colonnade and has been designed so that a huge number of people can see the pope give his blessing.
01 Colonnade 02 Colonnade 03 Square and St Peter church 04 Square and St Peter church
05 Square 06 Statues 07 Fountain 08 Fountain
09 Swiss guards 10 Panorama view from the cupola 11 Panorama view from the cupola
12 Panorama view from the cupola 13 Panorama view from the cupola 14 Swiss guard 15 Swiss guard
16 Fountain
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