Photo of the Day

December 10, 2018

A View of the Vatican

St. Peter's Basilica appears prominently in the skyline as the sun sets over Vatican City, which is located on the west bank of Tiber river. According to Catholic tradition, the Basilica is built above the tomb of St. Peter, who was the first bishop of Rome. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by peter nestler, National Geographic Your Shot

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