Close to Heaven: Breathtaking​, Outdoor Vatican Statues

  Many statues in Rome are on the top of churches, seen only from a  distance. The statues are huge (up to 20ft/6m) with some details sculpted at a larger scale to make them visible. Carlo Maderno designed for St Peter’s a façade just below the dome designed by Michelangelo adding 13 large statues on its…… Continue reading Close to Heaven: Breathtaking​, Outdoor Vatican Statues