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San Pietro in Vincoli

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+39 06 9784 4952
+39 06 9784 4952
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Nacho Gómez

San Pietro in Vincoli

The church of San Pietro in Vincoli is located close to the Colosseum and is a fascinating visit for loversof art, painting, and sculpture. Michelangelo's sculpture of Moses is a work so impressive and majestic that it can hardly be described. After all, it took over 40 years to create. In addition to the sculpture you can also admire the 17th-century paintings by Guercino and Domenichino, a terrifying sculpture of the funeral of Vespignani, early Christian tombs, and the chains that bound St.

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Church and tombs

The church of San Pietro in Vincoli was built in the 4th and 5th centuries in honor of the apostles, but restored by Pope Julius II in the 16th century. Technically, it's a Renaissance church but it does hold an early Christian sarcophagus and a Byzantine mosaic.

This church is famous, above all, for two things you can't miss during your trip to Rome: Michelangelo's Moses and the chains of St. Peter. It's a wonderful place to explore since it's never too busy, something of a rarity in Rome. As faithful light their candles and silence fills the room, you feel invited to sit a while and contemplate the equally beautiful and terrifying statue of Moses and descend into the crypt to see the chains.

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Roberto Gonzalez

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Pamela Ferrari

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Emeline Haye

Excellent
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Arantxa Jiménez

Excellent
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Victor Raul Tironi

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Lola Gallart

Excellent
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Nina Leal

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Juan Jose Vazquez Fernandez

Excellent
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Giulii Godoy

Great
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