Rome, Italy. Nocturne view of Saint Peter in the Vatican and the Vatican Obelisk. An Egyptian Obelisk of the XIII century b.C., was brought by Caligola in Rome in 37 a.D., and moved by Domenico Fontana under pope Sixtus V in Piazza San Pietro. The obelisk is 25.5 metres high, the top of the cross over the obelisk is 41 metres high.
November 28th, 2010
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