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Monument to Alexander VII

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This is a large and beautiful sculpture inside Saint Peter's Basilica that you must see it's a very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
n0rm55e
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Pickering, United Kingdom
Breathtaking

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

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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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  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank n0rm55e
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 sladerer
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.

Thank Maloudja
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

1  Thank Nicholas P
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

Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is just one of the fine, elaborate, life-like tomb sculptures by Bernini that commemorate various popes within St Peter's Basilica. Not only is it noteworthy for the way the sculptor renders various cloth textures and movements but at this tomb Bernini also depicts a...More

Thank Dorothy B
Reviewed 13 July 2016

worth stopping by for a few minutes to enjoy the beauty of art that is this monument. Great detail -so much to see. wonderful work of art

Thank jlantern3
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