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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.
Chapel of the Pieta | Basilica Di San Pietro, Vatican City, Italy
+39 06 6988 1840
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Reviewed yesterday

I have seen it many years ago and then now again this year. Too bad they had to put it behind glass to protect it.

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's one of the things you need to see and need to visit inside St. Peter's Basilica. You just can't miss it!

Thank Oleksandr K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This sculpture moved me to tears. I wasn't planning to go to St. Peter's Basilica and visited as part of package shore excursion during a Mediterranean cruise. As an art lover, I have always wanted to see this exquisite example of Micheangelo's work and this...More

Thank MWivell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning! Book a tour with guide online and avoid queues. Allow 2 - 3 days to slowly see and appreciate everything.

Thank ikkoof
Reviewed 1 week ago

It would be redundant for me to describe this incredible sculpture by Michelangelo with the same adjectives that usually and well-deservedly describe it. Therefore, I shall limit myself to say that if we look at its details (which fortunately are plain to see), we can...More

Thank laramar39
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was Michelangelo's first great work which led him to achieve more success in sculpting as time went on. It sits inside St. Peter's at the Vatican and it's now behind glass to better preserve/protect it--but none of that can hide its beauty. Spectacular marble...More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The original sculpture is in St Peter's Basilica but when we visited it was curtained off for cleaning. However, there's a copy on the Vatican Museums where you can see it up close and personal, guaranteed.

Thank gfsc5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This statute is inside the Vatican, and you must see it to appreciate it. The only downside is that there is a barrier that prevents crystal pics.

Thank MaltaBound
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good piece of art. Too crowded and impossible to get a pic or appreciate the art. When I finally made it closer, a glass slab barrier some metres away obstructs a clear view.

Thank robcan1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the time it takes to see this. Be patient and try get to the front to get a good view. If you are on a tour and have to keep up with the group, be sure to come back after the tour ends....More

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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