Saint Peter's Basilica is a church built in the Renaissance style located in Vatican City
Five Main Architects were involed in the construction.
Bramante was the original architect.
It took 120 years to build St. Peter’s Basilica.
Construction Began On The Current St. Peter’s Basilica In 1506.
The design of dome, has greatly influenced church architecture in Western Christendom.
The dome of St. Peter's rises to a total height of 136.57 metres from the floor of the basilica to the top of the external cross.
The building of St. Peter's Basilica was finance by granting of indulgences in return for contributions.
It cost around $5.4 billion USD to construct St. Peter's Basilica.
91 Popes Are Buried Under The Basilica.
Including the beloved John Paul II who was buried here in 2005.
Materials Were Stolen From Other Roman Buildings To Build it.
It Is Also The Tallest Dome On Earth.
Dimensions of Dome are 448.1 feet tall (136.5m)
St Peter's Basilica Is The Largest Church On Earth.