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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 July 2013

This is an interesting grouping of sculptures by Bernini with different colors of marble. Be sure to find it amidst all the other works of art in this beautiful basilica.

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Reviewed 21 May 2013

I am a fan of Bernini and I think he created some of the most beautiful sculpture in the history of man. This monument to Alexander VII is one of his very good sculptures. Bernini was really a genius.

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Reviewed 1 December 2012

Not sure it worth to review all individual paint or monument within the location... but it's a very nice and incredible work that is lots within all the other art in the st. Peter Basilica.

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Reviewed 20 August 2012

Bernini's trademark: fabric of clothing, drapes and other cloth rendered in stone or marble to appear as soft, voluminus and sumptuous as in real life. This tomb, with cherubs lifting velvety folds revealing a door under the sarcophogus leaves one wanting to touch the sculpture...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2012

It was the first "sight" I saw on my first visit to Rome and I was amazed by it's detail and location.

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Reviewed 15 April 2012

Bernini really left his mark on St. Peter's Basilica. One of his better works here is the Monument to Alexander VII. Along with the Baldacchino, Apse and Cathedra (Chair) this is another example of Bernini's contribution this amazing church. While there is so much to...More

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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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