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Santa Maria Sopra Minerva

Piazza della Minerva 42, Rome, Italy
+39 06 679 3926
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“gothic church” (101 reviews)
“fra angelico” (52 reviews)
“blue ceiling” (50 reviews)
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Piazza della Minerva 42, Rome, Italy
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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+39 06 679 3926
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

SANTA MARIA SOPRA MINERVA is an absolutely stunning church in the ancient district of Campus Martius. Located in the beautiful Piazza Della Minerva,this church has a stunning exterior,it looks so imposing but the interior is breathtaking with its high blue ceilings,and painted reliefs,the alter looks...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have made that a blanket statement and perhaps it is overstating it too much. Outside the facade is under renovation and I wonder if that's not cutting the natural lighting by a lot. I certainly remember it being brighter from years past. In all...More

Thank SyrinxSounds
Reviewed 1 week ago

As other have stated, this is said to be one of the only true representations of Gothic architecture in Rome. Once inside, you'll immediately be captured by the ceiling, a deep blue color adorned with golden stars. To your left and right, each of the...More

Thank James I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just to the southeast of the Pantheon is the Elephant Obelisk designed by Bernini. This obelisk stand in front of the Santa Maria Sopra Minerva which contains a statue of Christ sculptured by Michaelangelo. The statue stand just to the left of the main alter....More

Thank K O
Reviewed 1 week ago

After the hustle and bustle around the Pantheon this church feels almost peaceful although there are a lot of visitors.

Thank Renate V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Said to be built upon the temple site of the goddess Minerva this church is administered by the Dominican Order sometimes better known as the Order of Preachers. The most memorable part of this particular church is a glass enclosed case housing the body of...More

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church is near Pantheon, there is elephants monument in front, The church holds Michelangelos masterpiece Yesus monument

Thank Natia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Besides its history and beautiful art and decoration, the church also contains the preserved body of St. Catherine, as well as many other works of art by famous artists.

Thank greeceresident
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So many treasures here beginning with the Bernini elephant outside. Inside Michaelangelo, Lippi frescoes and some relics of St.Valentine make this church well worth visiting

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is said to be the only true Gothic church in Rome. One can tell this because of the arched vaults, blue colored ceiling with yellow stars. There were several conclaves during the Renaissance in this church and the adjoining convent, and it was...More

Thank Milen D
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Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
With three of Rome’s most beloved piazzas within a
five-minute walk of each other, the
Navona/Pantheon/Campo area may be the prettiest and
most picturesque area of the city. Join the beautiful
throngs hanging out in cafes, boutiques, art
galleries, and wine bars, or peek at a neighbourhood
museum or monument. If you want nonstop movida, the
streets here are busy with chic bicyclists and Vespa
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choca83
bonjour je désire connaître le prix d'une nuit (ou 2) au mois de juin.merci
16 November 2015|
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ルビコン
2015/01/30に訪問しましたが、青い天井が真っ暗で見るこ事が出来ませんでした。イルミネーションをつける為にコインを入れる事は承知しています。2箇所にコインを入れる箱がありましたがそれは単体で祭壇をライトアップするものでした。青い天井はどの様にすれば見ることが出来るのでしょうか?
9 February 2015|
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