Dome, St Peter’s Basilica, Rome

Dome from the Crypts, St Peter's Basilica

Dome, St Peter's Basilica

The Dome of St Peter’s Basilica, looking up through the vents from the crypts below. The inscription at the base of the lantern translates as “To the glory of St Peter; Sixtus V, pope, in the year 1590 and the fifth year of his pontificate.”

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