Basilica of Saint Peter, Vatican : Pattern Front view Side view View of completed model Basilica of Saint Peter, VaticanIn 324 AD, the former Basilica was constructed over the tomb of Apostle Peter in the southeast of the Vatican City under theorder of Emperor Constantine. It was broken down by the reason of decrepitude once, but re-construction started in 1506,and the Basilica in the baroque architecture that stands today completed in 1624.The main characteristics are the dome-shaped design and the cross installed at the height of 136m. It is the head church ofthe Catholic at present. The plaza in front of the Basilica is surrounded by 284 semi-circular pillars and an obelisk stands inthe center of the plaza.* This model was designed for Papercraft and may differ from the original in some respects. Parts list (pattern) : Fifteen A4 sheets (No. 1 to No. 15) No. of Parts : 93 Rear view* Build the model by carefully reading the Assembly Instructions , in the parts sheet page order.