St.Peter's Basilica in Rome

September 29, 2014

Our first stop will be Rome. You can see how much I love this city....we named one of our daughters "Roma"! That is her standing under her name :-)

 

On this trip, in Rome, we will of course be visiting St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. It is hard to describe what you'll see there, except that it is astounding and you will feel very small when inside. And this, of course, is the point. Cathedrals were designed to make mankind realize how small we are in comparison to God. And it is very effective  

In these pictures, I am with my four children, and I was teaching them some of the remarkable facts about this enormous church. Inside you will see Michelangelo's Pieta', which translated means "pity". The marble looks so real, you can see the veins under their skin. Truly one of the world's most beautiful works of art!

(If you notice, we girls are wearing scarves on our shoulders...bare shoulders are not allowed inside)

 

 

Please reload

Featured Posts

Why you need to go to Italy!

May 1, 2013

1/1
Please reload

Recent Posts

October 12, 2019

September 9, 2015

September 29, 2014

September 28, 2014

September 27, 2014

Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square
Call us

706-202-2702

Email us

​italyalivetours@gmail.com

  • Facebook Long Shadow
  • Google+ Long Shadow
  • Flickr Long Shadow

©2023 by Ocean View. Proudly created with Wix.com