Saint Peter’s Square and more on Vatican City Webcams

September 19th, 2012 by Mark

If you want a taste of Vatican City without having to travel, then the collection of Vatican City webcams on the state’s website allows you to get just that!

Vatican City is famous for being the smallest independent state in the world. It is located in Rome, Italy. It has a population of just 836 and an area of 0.44 sq. km.

Vatican City’s famous Saint Peter’s Square.

The state was established in 1929 with the signing of the Lateran Treaty. The state is ruled by the Pope, with other important positions performed by Catholic clergymen. The living Pope has tended to live in Vatican City since the state’s inception.

The city holds many famous works of art. The Sistine Chapel is famous for its painted ceiling by Michelangelo. Raphael also decorated many interiors of the Vatican.

The webcams on the Vatican City website include a view of Saint Peter’s Square, John Paul II’s tomb, and Castel Gandolfo.

You can check out the Saint Peter’s Square Vatican City webcam here. You can access the other Vatican City webcam from the same page.

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