St John Lateran Basilica

Built by Emperor Constantine, 13 years before the Vatican Basilica and is known as the Pope's home church


View of the Front


Side view of the figures on top

And another view


The "front porch"


The "Holy Door"

The main hall


A side hall

The Corsini Chapel built by
A. Galilei


The Papal Altar (Tabernacle)
Reliquaries at the top are said to include
relics of the heads of St Peter & St Paul


Another view of the Papal Altar


Underneath the Papal Altar

Alter made of wood - said to be
the alter St Peter celebrated Mass on.
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The Dome!


Another inside view

A Chapel
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A view back to the entrance from the altar


Ditto - other side

A view from the front steps

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