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Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
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Owner description: One of seven pilgrimage basilicas in the world, this church was founded in 432 AD and is where the famous architect Bernini is buried.
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Reviewed 19 March 2012

One of the major churches of the Holy See and full of breathtaking mosaics.

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Reviewed 17 March 2012

Like so many of the churches it is magnificent, but the mosaics outside are easy to miss and at night they look even more spectacular.

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Reviewed 16 March 2012

Beautiful church with larger sanctuary. One of several must sees in Rome.

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Reviewed 14 March 2012

I just visited the Santa Maria Maggiore today and was very impressed. It was restored in the 18th C., but originally dates to the 5th C. Three aisles, arch over the altar, flat ceiling, incredible murals and mosaics. Taking a look at the confession booths, one sees that they are offeredin Italian. Spanish, French, English, German and Polish. Don't leave without using the rest room (outside the gift shop). It is the best public restroom we encountered in Rome.

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Reviewed 13 March 2012

Love the sculpture and art, less crowded than most sites. Definitely worth a visit.

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