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Roman Holiday – Swiss Guard

The Swiss Guard has existed since the late 15th century. As guardians of the gates to Vatican City, the Papal Swiss Guard, founded in 1506, is the only remaining Swiss Guard in the world.

Swiss Guard

More information at http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/swiss_guard/swissguard/storia_en.htm


13 responses

  1. Great shot, Jim! Love the arches and the colors. We are going to Italy (and Rome) in October! Can’t wait!

    August 5, 2012 at 5:11 am

    • Hi Judy; thanks for your comment. Great place;I’m sure you will enjoy it.

      August 5, 2012 at 9:49 pm

  2. Beautifully captured! Love how you’ve framed the shot to show the symmetry on the architecture.

    August 3, 2012 at 2:41 pm

    • Many thanks for your comments Gracie and for visiting my blog

      August 4, 2012 at 11:02 pm

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