Top 4 Statue Sights in Vatican City, Holy See

    Start your walk at Pietà (Michelangelo)
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    Pietà (Michelangelo)
    Sculpture by Michelangelo

    The Pietà is a work of Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City. It is the first of a number of works of the same theme by the artist. The statue was commissioned for the French Cardinal Jean de Bilhères, who was a…Read more

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    Laocoön and His Sons
    Sculpture

    The statue of Laocoön and His Sons, also called the Laocoön Group , has been one of the most famous ancient sculptures ever since it was excavated in Rome in 1506 and placed on public display in the Vatican, where it remains. It is very likely the same statue…Read more

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    Scala Regia (Vatican)
    Staircase in the Apostolic Palace, Vatican City

    Scala Regia is a flight of steps in the Vatican City and is part of the formal entrance to the Vatican. It was designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.…Read more

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    Grotta di Lourdes

    Grotta di Lourdes is an artificial cave in the Vatican gardens. It was built in 1902–5 and is a replica of the Lourdes Grotto in France. The context of building this grotto is the vision of the Madonna that a young girl, Bernadette Soubirous, experienced 18 times. Prior to…Read more

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