Rome - Saint Peter Basilica

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Rome - Saint Peter Basilica
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The Papal Basilica of Saint Peter (Latin: Basilica Sancti Petri), officially known in Italian as the Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano and commonly known as St. Peter's Basilica, is a Late Renaissance church located within the Vatican City. St. Peter's Basilica has the largest interior of any Christian church in the world, holding 60,000 people.[1] It is regarded as one of the holiest Christian sites. It has been described as "holding a unique position in the Christian world"[2] and as "the greatest of all churches of Christendom".
In Catholic tradition, the basilica is the burial site of its namesake Saint Peter, who was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus and, according to tradition, first Bishop of Rome and therefore first in the line of the papal succession.

Aperture = 4.5
Shutter = 1/50 till 1/80
ISO = 4000
Camera = Canon 5D MarkII
Lens = 24-105mm (24mm Focal length)

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 4000, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on July 19, 2010


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