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Castel Gandolfo Castle Live Cam, Vatican

by on Sep.26, 2016, under Cams, Vatican City

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Castel Gandolfo resembles a huge stone monster, ready to commit suicide jumping into the abyss. Perched on the edge of the cliff, as if he was hanging over the cradle of Italian civilization – the valley, where long before the founding of Rome was ruled by warring clans Kuriatsiev and Orazio.

Even from a distance Gandolfo produced a majestic impression. A classic example of an old fortress architecture, it fits perfectly into the formidable mountain landscape.

Vatican badly tarnished appearance of buildings, erecting a roof over the two huge aluminum dome, where it was located the famous observatory. Now the castle looked like the proud and warlike knight pinned for some reason, just two hats.

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Governorate Live Cam, Vatican

by on Sep.26, 2016, under Cams, Vatican City

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Governorate of the Vatican-hail – body exercising on behalf of the Pope executive power in the territory of Vatican City State. Housed in the historic Palace of the governorate of Vatican City.

In the period from 1929 to 1952 there was a post of the governor of Vatican City, which is all the time occupied one person – Camillo Serafini.

After the death of Serafini’s successor has not been appointed, and its functions taken over by the chairman founded in 1939, the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State, hail.

February 22, 2001 came into force a new Basic Law of the Vatican, and in this regard, Pope John Paul II appointed Cardinal Shock, who in 1997 was the President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State, while the second position – the chairman of the governorate.

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St. Peter’s Cathedral Live Cam, Vatican

by on Jul.13, 2016, under Vatican City

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St. Peter’s Cathedral — center of the Roman Catholic religion is the second largest Christian Church in the world. This is one of the most revered shrines and the most popular object of worship of pilgrims from all over Europe. Located on St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican.

Hours:
daily 9.00 – 18.00;
the entrance is free.

Within one and a half centuries, many architects participated in the construction of St. Peter’s, often in radically changing the designs of their predecessors. Despite this, the Church produces a surprisingly complete impression, all your architecture and interior decoration radiating incredible dignity. The ensemble of Cathedral and St. Peter’s to form a magnificent scene for the Pope and representation of Christianity.

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