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Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri

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Address: Piazza della Repubblica | Piazza della Repubblica, Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 488 0812
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Spectacular church full of breathtaking statues and paintings. Located near...

Spectacular church full of breathtaking statues and paintings. Located near the Termini station in Rome, this church is guaranteed to leave you gasping in admiration.

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Go to the Roof Terrace - this is a MUST SEE when in Rome!

This is by far one of the most breathtaking buildings in Rome - so much culture, history, art. Go to the Rooftop to see the most amazing views, it is a lift which you oay 6 euros... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is by far one of the most breathtaking buildings in Rome - so much culture, history, art. Go to the Rooftop to see the most amazing views, it is a lift which you oay 6 euros for by well worth it. Again you will have to queue to get in, but the queue moves quickly. Don't been fooled by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful, breath taking, you must visit, we had a guided tour, expensive, but well worth it, just breath taking,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So many details. We entered this basilica out of pure curiosity and I'm glad we did. You'll feel like a tiny ant inside this basilica. It will leave you speechless. Don't miss it, please.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What an impressive museum. The exhibits are excellent and very interesting. There are videos but some don't have English subtitles. There are many places to sit and meditate and the landscaping is lovely. A peaceful oasis in the center of Rome

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad we decided to visit this Basilica. Inside is a beautiful church and the sheer size is just amazing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei martiri is the last work of architectural design by Michaelangelo. It is constructed within the third century public bath of emperor Diocletian. The sacristy and the adjoining room takes us back to the fourth century. The solar system which marked the timing in Rome gives us an idea of the practical sense... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not to be missed, just 10 minutes from Termini Station, very beautiful. Very beautiful, very spiritual

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We visited the Basilica on November 13th. The closest Metro station is Repubblica. Behind the simple entrance you will see a huge church. On the right side is a hole in the wall from which the sun can shine through and onto the meridian line. If you want to see the sundial in action you will have to come around... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just one of many places that will leave you in awe as you walk in and around this Basilica. Free to go in!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To visit this church set in the Baths of Diocletian is to engage in a fusion of cultures, Christian and Pagan. The work of Michaelangelo and others in creating this beautiful space is awesome! Quiet and cool on a summer`s day too.

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