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Churches and Basilicas
Built between the III and IV centuries, the Basilica of Saints Bonifacio and Alessio was initially dedicated to St.
On the top of the Caelian hill, overlooking an irregular square, made suggestive by the presence of historical evidence distributed over the span of two millennia, the basilica owes its name to
Dedicated to the twelve Apostles, it is the only basilica in Rome that was not built on pre-existing Roman structures.
Standing before us today was once the vast antechamber and the Tepidarium (the warm bathroom) of the Baths of Diocletian, which is quite evident from the eight huge granite columns, each measuring[...]
It owes its name to a little Church for the Virgin run by the Carmelites. The holy mount par excellence is Mount Carmel in Jerusalem.
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