The Holy See Pavilion is one of the many interesting attractions at Expo 2020 Dubai. It houses priceless manuscripts dating back over 1,000 years that have been released from the Vatican archives for the first time.
A Swiss guard is one of the first things you encounter at the gate of the Holy See Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
This Swiss guard, according to custom, must be an unmarried male between the ages of 18 and 30 who has completed basic training in the Swiss Armed Forces.
“Giuseppe Di Nicola” designed the pavilion. As you go, you’ll learn more about the Holy See and the Vatican, including facts and historical events.
The Pope’s ‘jurisdiction’ is the Holy See, which maintains diplomatic contacts with foreign nations and non-governmental organizations like the United Nations.
The word ‘see’ in the term ‘Holy See’ originates from the Latin word ‘sedes,’ which literally means ‘seat.’ The throne of the cathedral is referred to as the ‘seat.’
The pavilion depicts several significant historical events. One such artwork depicts the meeting of St. Francis of Assisi with Egypt’s Sultan Malek al-Kamil.
Discover how Dominican priest Ignazio Danti (who designed map chambers at the Vatican Museum) painted walls with murals depicting winds blowing in biblical scenes in an interactive booth.
A figurative figurine in the pavilion’s far corner represents togetherness and fraternity in a unique way. It features four arches under which are human figures holding hands.
A full film is available at the pavilion for further information. You may also get additional information about the pavilion by downloading an app.
This beautiful gem, which is in the Mobility Pavilion, is a must-see for anybody attending Expo 2020 Dubai.