May 2, 2015

St. Peter's Square, Vatican City

Photograph by Dorothea Schmid, laif/Redux

Huge colonnades designed by Neapolitan-born artist, sculptor, and architect Gian Lorenzo Bernini in the 1600s provide a photo op centuries later. The large, elliptical St. Peter's Square is the welcoming gateway to St. Peter's Basilica, the most important church in Roman Catholicism.

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