We’re all familiar with the appearance of this famous Basilica, thanks to TV documentaries, newspapers or holiday photos.
If you climb the steep stairs to access the museum of the Basilica, and then go out onto the loggia, you’ll be treated to a close up view of some of the intricate details of this place of worship.
To my knowledge, I’ve never heard this bell ringing. Has anyone else?
At the risk of a very stiff neck, there are a number of mosaics to admire as you walk around the loggia.
Not on the Basilica, but visible from your place of elevation, is this rooftop with a splendid example of an ancient chimney. I know some of you will be able to identify the building that’s under that roof.