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The most beautiful work inside St. Peter's Cathedral is Michelangelo's famous La Pietà, considered by many to be the most moving piece of sculpture ever created.
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Chapel of the Pieta | Basilica Di San Pietro, Vatican City, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Awesome statue and sight if you are fortunate to see it. There are always things happening and you may only see the curtains if they are doing work on it. IT was closed when we entered the church today but opened later while we were...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The wonderful piece is located in the right side of the Basilica di San Pietro church, near the entrance.

Thank Norbi B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Truly breath taking to view. You could look at it all day and still not see it for what it is.. A true master piece .. Must see..

Thank Jettinpecker
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a beautiful, awe-inspiring work of art by possibly the world's greatest artist revolving around an act that was never recorded but remains nonetheless a touching notion and an idealized suggestion of events. It is likely Michelangelo's most venerated work of art (more than "David"...More

Thank ShowMeVegas
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you stand in front of La Pieta, it is hard to believe you are actually seeing such a beautiful sculpture by Michelangelo. It has always just been something we read about. The sculpture of Mary and Jesus is so poignant. Be sure you don't...More

Thank DIVESD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such a beautiful work of art in the Basilica! The sad part is that a few years ago a “madman” came in to the Basilica and took a hammer to it trying to damage it and now they have it secured behind glass...More

Thank Marie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful sculpture which also invoked sadness. The detail work is simply amazing and beautiful.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a wonderful feeling to no that I have seen this with my own eyes. And felt the energy around this amazing Place 💪😍😳😳💕💕

Thank Carrieanna E
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you view this spectacular sculpture and see the limp body of Christ and the anguish on Mary's face it is impossible to understand how a person of such a young age, as Michaelangelo was when he completed this magnificent work of art, could have...More

Thank Vacation231552
Reviewed 1 week ago

I understand why they now have to keep it behind glass but I would have loved to have seen it close up. Just beautiful.

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Best Navona Suites provides a voucher for breakfast for each day of your stay that is presented to a small café about a five minute walk from your room. It is called Café Pasquino and serves a light breakfast with coffee or... More
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