Piazza San Pietro or St Peter's Square, designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in the 17th century, with St Peter's Basilica behind, Vatican City, Rome, Italy. The basilica is a Renaissance church designed by Donato Bramante, Michelangelo, Carlo Maderno and Gian Lorenzo Bernini and built 1506-1626. In the centre of the square is an Egyptian obelisk, erected at the current site in 1586. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Piazza San Pietro or St Peter's Square, designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in the 17th century, with St Peter's Basilica behind, Vatican City, Rome, Italy. The basilica is a Renaissance church designed by Donato Bramante, Michelangelo, Carlo Maderno and Gian Lorenzo Bernini and built 1506-1626. In the centre of the square is an Egyptian obelisk, erected at the current site in 1586. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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