Italy, September 28-October 10, 2011
Part 3 - Tour of Vatican

The wall of the Vatican, with umbrella pines.

Our entrance to the Vatican.

The dome of St. Peter's Basilica.

Front of St. Peter's Basilica.

Closer to the front of St. Peter's Basilica.

Swiss guard.

Interior of dome of St. Peter's Basilica.

Ceiling of hallway gallery in Vatican Museum.

Fresco in Vatican Museum.

"The Fire in the Borgo", fresco by Raphael and his workshop; in the public part of the papal apartments.

The Pieta, by Michelangelo.

Sarcophagus of St. Helen, mother of Constantine (made of porphyry).

The Filarete door.

Detail of the Filatete door - the crucifixion of St. Peter.

Sculpture in Vatican museum.

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