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In St. Peter's Chapel of the Sacrament is where Bernini's monument to Alexander VII is located.
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Reviewed 4 February 2012

really love that building!! so light)) its a new building and from its left side supposed to be a piece of an old building..) to the point those guards they are screaming at u if u sit down on its stairs) but abbout monument nothing...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

The Monument to Alexander VII was the last masterpiece of Bernini. It is a marble statue of The pope, kneeling in prayer, when the sudden appearance of Death, who, raising a heavy pall, brandishes an hour-glass to indicate that time has passed. The four statues...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

This is the most breath taking sculpture I've seen so far in all of my trips. Just check it yourselves.

Thank Yiannis C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a large and beautiful sculpture inside Saint Peter's Basilica that you must see it's a very imposing piece of art make a point to look out for it.

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Saw this amazing work of art when visiting the Vatican it is breathtaking to see as it's so large and colourful.

Thank Hazel D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is the entrance to the crypt where all the Popes are buried, as you walk round there are metal grids that you can see down into the crypts

Thank Tina D
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The sculpture, serving as monument and tomb for Pope Alexander VII, is an amazing work of art sporting bronze, red jasper, green jasper, marble in one of the more colorful and stunning sculptures anywhere in Rome. This and La Pieta make the entry to the...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This sculpture of Alexander VII by Bernini is incredible. A real labour of love. If you miss everything else (which would be a shame) make sure you see this and the Pieta.

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Of all the monuments to see within St. Peter's Basilica, save La Pieta, I found myself looking at this one the longest. An unbelievably beautiful monument.

Thank C T
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Like pretty much everything in the Vatican, this is once again another example of perfection. Bernini's work is truly without fault and this is another example of that especially as it was his final piece. It is worth stopping by for a minute or two...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

An amazing & artistic sculpture done by the famous artist Bernini of Pope Alexander VII. This monument is also the last assignment by Bernini before his death. The sculpture has a story behind it, so it is better to look up the Internet, or take...More

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