Saint Peter's Basilica

The Papal Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican, or simply Saint Peter's Basilica, is a church built in the Renaissance style located in , the papal enclave which is within the city of .
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Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The is a in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the pope, in . is situated 100 metres northeast of Saint Peter's Basilica. Photo: Maus-Trauden, GPL.

Archaeological site
The lies under the , at depths varying between 5–12 metres below Saint Peter's Basilica.

Tourist attraction
The also known as the Hall of the Pontifical Audiences is a building in is situated 190 metres southeast of Saint Peter's Basilica. Photo: Tibidibtibo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Cortile del Belvedere was a major architectural work of the High Renaissance at the Vatican Palace in . is situated 220 metres north of Saint Peter's Basilica. Photo: Dcastor, CC0.

Localities in the Area

The City is the world's smallest country both by area and by population, and is the center of Catholicism. Photo: Michelangelo, Public domain.

is the historic medieval and renaissance center of . Photo: jimmyweee, CC BY 2.0.

is an urban area that belongs to the Municipio XIX of the comune of , and to the fourteenth borough of the city. is situated 2 km northwest of Saint Peter's Basilica.

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