Piazza San Pietro (Vatican)

Palazzo della Canonica, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City

Located in front of Saint Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro or Saint Peter's Square is one of the largest and most popular squares in Vatican City, Rome. Dedicated to Peter, one of Jesus' apostles, the square interestingly features an Egyptian obelisk in its center. The obelisk was brought to Rome around AD 37 at the orders of Caligula.

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