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Churches and Basilicas
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[...]
The Church of Santa Maria della Concezione of the Capuchins, which is more frequently referred to as Nostra Signora della Concezione, is undeniably among the most fascinating of the hundre[...]
The figure of San Filippo Neri, ”Apostolo di Roma”, canonized in 1622, is historically tied to the church of Santa Maria in Vallicella.
The French National Church, founded by Cardinal Giulio de’ Medici (later Pope Clemente VII) in 1518, and completed in 1589 by Giacomo della Porta and Domenico Fontana is famous for three paintings[...]
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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