Fabulous basilica which matches St Peters Hugh, well kept with incredible paintings and marble sculptures
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I think this is one of the most beautiful church in the city regarding the decorations inside. The ceiling is extraordinary! Now this is guarded by police, which is good.
One of the few Basilicas in Rome, this church is well worth a visit (free but ensure no above the knee shorts or bare shoulders) for the art treasures and, in the crypt, what is claimed to be the arc holding the remains of the...More
This Basilica is definitely worth a visit. It is incredibly beautiful. The painting, statues, canopy are very impressive. While we were there they were doing some repair but only in a small area so you were able to roam through the Basilica easily. They also...More
Visited here using the Omni card, which gives front of the line access, and is well worth it. The building was beyond any expectations I had. I won't even try to describe the architecture and art on display. I would suggest if it isn't on...More
This Church offers good value guided tours which are worth taking for just €5 per adult, they offer free 'capes' at the door so you can cover your shoulders to go in and are not overly strict on shorts. inside is sumptuous, beautifully decorated, with...More
Unexplained emotions as soon as enter even though I am not religious person. Don't forget to see the resting places of the past pops in the basement.
Our daughter said not to miss this church and she was right. Stunning artwork and decor. Such a peaceful and beautiful place to spend time just taking it all in. Definitely worth seeing.