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San Pietro in Vincoli

Piazza di San Pietro in Vincoli 4/a, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 6 488 2865
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Piazza di San Pietro in Vincoli 4/a, 00184 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

San Pietro in Vincoli contains several impressive frescoes and works of art, not to mention the ancient relics of the chains that held Saint Peter, but the main drawcard is the famous horned statue of Moses sculpted by Michelangelo for the tomb of Pope Julius....More

Thank Miriam D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is well worth seeking out. Home of Michelangelo's statue of Moses...utterly stupendous and a damn site easier to see than his other famous statue of David.

Thank NeilHBNZ
Reviewed 6 days ago

The famous Michelangelo "Moses" is here. Its called the Moses with Horns but the real story is more interesting. There is no charge to visit the church.

Thank travelbugmom2010
Reviewed 6 days ago

A very long 3 plus flights of stairs take you to the church. Be mindful that it is closed between 12:00 & 3:00. (We had to wait 1-1/2 hours). To.be able to view Michelangelo's Moses was worth the time wait. His detail is so delicate...More

Thank edward02494
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to reach on a cross thru street on your way to the Colosseum. Not heavily frequented like many other Roman attractions. Can be seen easily in one hour. If you are religious, there are the chains that bound St. Peter in an altar and...More

Thank playoutdoorsgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So most visitor walk in and out missing the main attraction housed here...Michael Angelo's sculpture of Moses is just so beautiful! This basilica doesn't look like much from the outside but it Hilda's great treason the inside and the others frescoes are nice too. The...More

Thank Jacqueline E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church lies on a square on the top of Oppian hill, near Colosseum, in an area full of student due to the presence of the faculty of engineering of La Sapienza University. inside in marble, on the top the "Miracle of the Chains" (Vincoli...More

Thank MrSignorAl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great sculpture of Michelangelo, a late Renaissance style of ecclesiastical architecture, must include in a basic Rome tour

Thank Aurel Florin T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tomb of Pope Julius II with a number of statues by Michelangelo is a must see for any visitor to Rome. If you get off at the Metro station before the Colosseum stop (Cavour) it's a downhill walk to the church. You can then...More

Thank Huntington_Matt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Church in the quiet part of Rome. It was very interesting to see St Peter's chain and Michelangelo' s one of the best statue.

Thank tijanajovanovic09
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Angela G
Are there lines to see the statue in July? If so, what time of day and day of the week is best to see it?
20 March 2017|
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Response from antonygk | Reviewed this property |
no. there is no rush at all. There is no entrance fee also.
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Yehuda E
Can you se the Moses statue from outside the church, or do you have to enter the church? Thank you so much!!
19 March 2017|
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Response from Bmccall529 | Reviewed this property |
No. You cannot see the statue from the outside. It is a very small church and there are no security lines to get in (at least there weren't in October). Also of interest in the church are the chains which they say bound... More
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nangood16
What are the the visiting hours of St Peter in Chains ?
2 August 2016|
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Response from TKBurns | Reviewed this property |
8 am - 12:30 3 pm - 7 pm
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