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Michaelangelo's masterpiece

This is the dome of St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican designed by Michaelangelo in the mid 1500's and is an architectural masterpiece. The building was until recently the largest church ever built.

 

Note the size of the dome in relation to the people along the rail at the top of the dome !

 

Read more about the history and particulars at:

 

www.sacred-destinations.com/italy/rome-st-peters-basilica...

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Taken on June 12, 2006