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Postcards from Perugia
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The Church of St. Peter
Perugia - The Church of St. Peter
The Church and Abbey of St. Peter is said to be established around the year 966 A.D. The monastery's archive preserves a large quantity of papal privileges and imperial favors, awarded to the Abbey during the 11th and 12th centuries.  At the entrance of the Church of St. Peter one can see the remains of the ancient facade of the basilica which included a portico of small arches in red and white and 13th and 14th centuries frescoes.