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It is on the Christmas tree in St. Peter's Square

It is on the Christmas tree in St. Peter's Square. The spruce and 'high 26 m,comes from a valley in South Tyrol, and is ideally delivered to the Pope by a local delegation of about 300 people, received at the Vatican.

E’ was cut in a wood 1500 meters above sea level on an estate near Lüsen, Municipality 1500 inhabitants in the Province of Bolzano. Now the Christmas tree, weighing 5 t, faces the Vatican basilica. The Pope also thanked those present for having brought to Rome, ”traditional costumes, Christmas music and local cuisine” of loroterra. For the decoration, straw stars, made by the women of Bressanone.

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The 5 doors of the Basilica di San Pietro

On portico of the Basilica di San Pietro there are five ports at the aisles Basilica. The first door on the left is Door of Death of Manzù, who has depicted the death of Jesus’ and the Madonna, the death of Pope John XXIII and death in space.

The Bronze Door center designed by Filaret in the fifteenth century. in imitation of that of Ghiberti in Florence, was in the Basilica of Constantine. LaPorta Santa the far right opens every twenty-five years at the beginning of the year Holy. The findings are that adorn modern Vito Spouse.

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The breathlessness of the Sistine Chapel

Michelangelo's frescoes in the Sistine Chapel affected by the passage of certain pollution 5 million visitors a year.All this human influx increases the moisture content and endangers the frescoes that made it famousWorldwide.  

Incriminated powder, sweat, hair, skin fragments, natural and synthetic fibers are deposited on surfaces painted by Michelangelo, Sandro Botticelli, Pietro Perugino, Pinturicchio, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Luca Signorelli, Piero di Cosimo and must be removed once every one or two years with the soft brush of goat. Sounding the alarm on the imminent danger is the director of Vatican Museums, Professor Antonio Paolucci.

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