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Santa Maria Sopra Minerva

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Address: Piazza della Minerva 42, Rome, Italy
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08:00 - 12:30
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US$ 10.98*
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Skip-the-lines Pantheon and Santa Maria Sopra Minerva Guided Tour
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Baroque Churches of Rome Walking Tour

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A jewel hidden in a very humble exterior

This is the only gothic church I've seen in the center of Rome. When looked from the outside, it can be ignored because of the vicinity to the Pantheon. However I strongly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the only gothic church I've seen in the center of Rome. When looked from the outside, it can be ignored because of the vicinity to the Pantheon. However I strongly recommend to get inside this building to get an amazing surprise with the amazing gothic construction and the artistic value of the little chapels and the ceiling

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This basilica is nearby the Pantheon, and some might pass it by, but definitely worth a visit. The Gothic interior is stunning, and St. Catherine of Siena's tomb is here, and Michelangelo's Cristo della Minerva.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good spot to relax & reflect. Stop at the church with the elephant carrying an obelisk out front, then make your way to the Pantheon only steps away.Here you are able to see another of Michelangelo's works. The ceiling is a bright blue celestial painting. Really very beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here you are able to see another of Michelangelo's works. The ceiling is a bright blue celestial painting. Really very beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church was near the Pantheon. It's dark & cool away from the hot Roman sun. A good spot to relax & reflect before tackling the Pantheon.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not just walk straight to the nearby Pantheon as so many tourists tend to do. Stop at the church with the elephant carrying an oblisk out front and you may even find a Michelangelo piece inside! Then, make your way to the Pantheon only steps away.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff is nice and polite, but their knowledge of local services could be improved. I was slightly hesitating if that aspect of the service was 4* or 3* only, but there is no three and a half option...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We trekked here to see the remains of my daughter's namesake. The place is absolutely beautiful and has so much to share. I recommend it on a sunny day to appreciate the light through the beautiful windows.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like to visit churches, this will be a nice one to visit, it's beatiful inside, and also you will see Michelangelo's Cristo Redentore.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This chuch was just amazingif you like to visit churhec :) It is one of the "hidden" treasures of rome. Wife said that lets go to see it before dinner and it was a pleasant supprice.

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