San Pietro in Vaticano (St Peter's Basilica), 16th - 17th century, Vatican City, Rome, Italy. The current building began under Pope Julius II in 1506 and was completed in 1615 under Pope Paul V. Donato Bramante was to be the first chief architect, Michelangelo designed the dome which was completed by Giacomo della Porta with the assistance of Domenico Fontana and St. Peter's Square was designed by Bernini, 1656 - 1667. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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San Pietro in Vaticano (St Peter's Basilica), 16th - 17th century, Vatican City, Rome, Italy. The current building began under Pope Julius II in 1506 and was completed in 1615 under Pope Paul V. Donato Bramante was to be the first chief architect, Michelangelo designed the dome which was completed by Giacomo della Porta with the assistance of Domenico Fontana and St. Peter's Square was designed by Bernini, 1656 - 1667. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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