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Santa Maria dell'Anima

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Astonishingly beautiful inside

There are so many churches in Rome that I walked past, I can’t explain why I happened to walk... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
Monterey, California, Usa
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The church of the Germans.

All the reading in the world could not prepare me for the outstanding architectural beauty of Rome... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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23 Nov 2018
“Astonishingly beautiful inside ”
24 May 2017
“The church of the Germans.”
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Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

There are so many churches in Rome that I walked past, I can’t explain why I happened to walk inside this one, but I’m so glad I did! It’s in immaculate condition with shiny marble and sparkling gilded gold. The artwork in the chapels and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ReneeM108
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

All the reading in the world could not prepare me for the outstanding architectural beauty of Rome and Santa Maria Dell Animi is yet another stunning example of the type of church to be found here. The exterior is nice but not as beautiful as...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Commemorating the beatification of Conor O'Devaney, the diocese of Down and Connor has placed a marble plaque within the body of the church.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Magilmo
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Beautiful church, located just of off Piazza Navona. We had the good fortune to attend Mass here, a must see if you are in the area.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank aschenbd
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Santa Maria dell'Anima is beautiful & filled w/o Masterpieces near Piazza Navona. It is the church for the German Community in Rome.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Leo H
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The Santa Maria dell’ Anima, which means Our Lady of the Soul in English, is a German-speaking church founded in 1350 by the couple John Peter and Catherine of Dordrecht. At that time, Santa Maria dell’ Anima was not actually a church, but a private...More

Date of experience: December 2016
4  Thank lpMaggi713
Reviewed 8 November 2016

It's all been said before by other equally eloquent,surprised and enthralled reviewers. JUST GO SEE IT AND YOU'LL KNOW WHAT ALL THE FUSS IS ABOUT. In a city where you can become blase about the sheer number and splendour of Romes myriad of ancient sites...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank adrian p
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

While this church doesn't have the awe-inspiring size or art-works of the bigger, more famous churches, I actually liked it more. Perhaps that's because of the Dutch and German influence, which sets it apart. Its smaller size feels more intimate. It has a little bit...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank martyvana
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The church is the church of German-speaking Catholics in Rome. In an interesting history it was plundered by the French after the French revolution and the sacristy was used as a horse-stall. There are many beautiful paintings and sculptures including the the tomb of Pope...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank countrycruising
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I love Rome simply because I get the chance to go to mass two to three times a day with the so many churches in the city. I feel blessed that I get to received our dear Lord in Holy mass. I just love the...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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