Dove of Peace Reliefs - Vatican City State
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben
N 41° 54.134 E 012° 27.304
33T E 288905 N 4642053
Quick Description: Relief sculptures of doves of peace on the columns of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican.
Location: Vatican City State
Date Posted: 5/27/2019 7:27:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM10MAJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican, or simply St. Peter's Basilica, is an Italian Renaissance church in Vatican City, the papal enclave within the city of Rome.

Designed principally by Donato Bramante, Michelangelo, Carlo Maderno and Gian Lorenzo Bernini, St. Peter's is the most renowned work of Renaissance architecture and the largest church in the world. While it is neither the mother church of the Catholic Church nor the cathedral of the Diocese of Rome, St. Peter's is regarded as one of the holiest Catholic shrines. It has been described as "holding a unique position in the Christian world" and as "the greatest of all churches of Christendom".

The relief sculptures of doves of peace show the marbles of different colors of the pillars.

Source: (visit link)
Kind of dove: Dove with olive branch

Used material for the dove: Other (explanation in the long description)

Piazza San Pietro,
Vatican City, Vatican City State

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