St Peter in chains church

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The church, located in the Esquilino neighborhood, is important as it houses the chains used by Herod to hold Peter and the statue of Moses by Michelangelo, one of the absolute masterpieces of all times. One well known legend is that when finishing the Moses, Michelangelo violently hit the knee of the statue with a hammer, shouting “Why don’t you speak to me”?