Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican

Title

Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican
St. Peter's Basilica

Date

1506-1626

Location

Vatican City, Italy

Denomination

Roman Catholic

Associated Architect(s)/Artist(s)

Donato Bramante
Michelangelo
Carlo Maderno
Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Style

Renaissance

Statement / Historical Fact

Possibly the grandest and largest church in Christendom, St. Peter’s is the burial site for most Popes, and, according to the Church, the burial site for St. Peter, one of Jesus’s apostles.