Pieta St. Peter’s
The Dome of St. Peter's Basilica
Details of the Interior of St. Peter's Basilica
Bronze Statue of St. Peter
Note St. Peter's right foot worn smooth by worshipers over time.
Monument to Pius VIII
Sculpted by Pietro Tenerani.
Laocoön and His Sons (detail)
Made of white marble, this sculpture was discovered in Rome in 1506.
It was crafted by Agesander of Rhodes, Athenodoros of Rhodes and Polydorus of Rhodes.
St. Peter's Basilica
Hall in the Vatican Museum
Sculptures returned to Rome from the collections of Napoleon.
Tiber River near Vatican City