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Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri

Piazza della Repubblica | Piazza della Repubblica, Rome, Italy
+39 06 488 0812
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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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Piazza della Repubblica | Piazza della Repubblica, Rome, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the many large basilica in Rome all of which seem to have something different and interesting to see. This one contains a large pendulum as well as a small exhibition. Beautiful interior.

Thank JC1LondonEngland
Reviewed 2 days ago

This church was built on what remained of the Baths of Diocletian. Michelangelo incorporated the ruins into the church and it is wonderful. There is a meridian that runs through the floor of the church and through a tiny hole in the corner a ray...More

Thank chrismorrison718
Reviewed 6 days ago

Built out of the ruins of the huge Diocletian baths, that once accommodated thousands of Roman bathers, the church makes only a sober statement to its exterior with an entrance through the remains of a giant wall. Inside is a very large open space. There...More

Thank thewanderer2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After facing insane crowds at the coliseum we had a pleasant surprise when we decided to visit the Baths of Diocletian which has become the Basilica de Santa Maria Degli Angelo. No fees, no crowds! The outside looks rather sad since it is an old...More

Thank mfayrweather
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Basilica was built in parts of the ruined Baths of Diocletian to remember the christians killed both in building the baths in in the games during Emperor Diocletian (another rather bloodthirsty ruler). The original church was designed and the building overseen by Michelangelo in...More

Thank Evets54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

taken by a friend, this immense Church was built on the Pope's instructions on the site of the Diocletian baths which were so vast that only half the site was needed, even though there are lovely cloisters which even include modern Coca-Cola vending machines in...More

Thank Geoffrey173
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This had the tiniest entrance and then once inside... we were so surprised. No charge and no dress code. What a fabulous little place this was :-)

Thank Annie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church was recommended to us when we arrived in Rome. Our hotel was not too far, so we ventured out. It was so worth it. Not much to look at on the outside, but so surprised when we walked inside. Huge! Despite the heat...More

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From outside nothing special, but the works indise are amazing. Raffaello, Caravaggio just to name two of the great artists who were working here.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

absolutely beautiful makes the heart skip a beat.... if you are Catholic this is a must I just loved the art

Thank Chantel E
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Maeyertravels
23 May 2016|
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Response from Elaineda | Reviewed this property |
There are shops around outside
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Ralph P
19 July 2015|
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Response from Charles_Kelly2014 | Reviewed this property |
I don't have such info but thnx to Geno of Glen Mills :)
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marjoriecoates
29 May 2015|
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Response from Cecilia U | Reviewed this property |
You do not pay. Entrance is free.
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