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Churches and Basilicas
According to the legend, after being decapitated, the head of the apostle Paul jumped three times, and is symbolically represented by three fountains (hence the name of the abbey).
The church, of Anglican cult, stands in via del Babuino, in the Campo Marzio district and was built in 1880 for English residents and visitors to Rome on a project[...]
The basilica of Santi Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso, also known only as San Carlo al Corso, is one of the grandest Baroque churches in Rome.
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
The church is located along the ancient via Labicana (now via Casilina), in an area that in Roman times was owned by Elena, the mother of Emperor Constantine I, an[...]
The basilica of Saints Nereo and Achilleo is close to the Baths of Caracalla and is dedicated to[...]
The monumental temple of Saints Peter and Paul in Rome stands at the highest point of the EUR area, where it is believed that there was an oratory of the Archconfraternity of the P[...]
On Via Nazionale, next to Palazzo delle Esposizioni, a steep descending staircas[...]
Dedicated to the twelve Apostles, it is the only basilica in Rome that was not built on pre-existing Roman structures.
The Basilica of San Clemente in Laterano, located about 300 meters beyond the Colosseum, on the road that from the valley between the Oppian hill and the Celio leads to San Giovanni in Laterano, is[...]
Located along viale Trastevere, in the district of the same name, San Crisogono stands in Piazza Sonnino and is one of the oldest basilicas in Rome.
With its quiet and attractive churchyard, shaded by a large cedar, San Giovanni a Porta Latina was probably founded in the 5th century: the date is consistent with some roof tiles[...]
Located on the banks of the Tiber, at one end of Via Giulia, the basilica of San Giovanni Battista dei Fiore[...]
The Cathedral of the Most Holy Savior and of Saints John the Baptist and the Evangelist in the Lateran, better known as the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano, is, by definition,[...]
The basilica of San Lorenzo fuori le Mura (Saint Lawrence outside the Walls) comes from the combination of two distinct churches, one built in the 6th century AD and the other at t[...]
With its imposing Byzantine structure, the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls is one of the four papal basilicas of Rome, the second largest basilica after St.[...]
The original Saint Peter’s Basilica, a building of a dimension comparable to the current one, was erected around 320 by the emperor Constantine in the place where,[...]
Halfway via Cavour, coming from via dei Fori Imperiali, on the right, you meet the s[...]
The basilica of Saint Saba stands on the "little Aventine", between the Aventine and[...]
The basilica of San Sebastiano fuori le mura (Saint Sebastian outside the Walls) is dedicated today to this popular – and frequently represented – saint from Narbonne, but was orig[...]
Located in the square of the same name, the Basilica of Sant'Agostino was one of the first Roman churches of the Renaissance, and its origins date back to the 14th century when the[...]
Largely financed by Cardinal Alessandro Peretti di Montalto, nephew of Pope Sixtus V, works for the construction of the monumental Sant’Andrea della Valle started in 1591 under the[...]
The Basilica of Sant'Antonio da Padova in via Merulana, also known as the Basilica of Sant'Antonio al Laterano is located in the historic centre, in the Es[...]
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