The Vatican is a small state inside Rome, it is the smallest, but very interesting for tourists. After all, it is there that the symbol of Catholics is located, the heart of the Vatican and Rome – St. Peter’s Basilica. Thousands of tourists visit the Vatican every year in order to touch the history, the work of many architects embodied in this cathedral.
The history of the cathedral begins in the fourth century, when a small basilica was built over the grave of the apostle Peter. And in 1506, it began to transform into a magnificent and grandiose temple, impressive in its beauty and size. Great architects, painters and sculptors worked on the cathedral, each of which brought a piece of himself to this great building. Continue reading