The view down the nave of St. Peterís Basilica towards the high altar above the tomb of St. Peter.Only the pope can celebrate mass at this altar.
The high altar above the tomb of St. Peter
The tomb of St. Peter
The west window of St. Peterís
Mass at the west end of St. Peterís
The interior of the dome above the high altar
Sunlight through the west window, north aisle
Tradition has it that you should touch the foot of the statue of St. PeterBut which one?
Michelangeloís Pieta - worth the trip just to see this!