So unexpected a find off the Via Merulana. So understated, so beautiful, so old. The mosaics so beautiful.
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Don't make the mistake of missing this church when visiting nearby Santa Maria Maggiore. The mosaics are a real treat--not just the ones in the apse but also the ones in the small side chapels, which may not get as much natural light but you...More
Parallel to Via Merulana, runs near Santa Maria Maggiore, via Santa Prassede. On the right, a wall and a flashy door are introduced to the church of Santa Prassede; is a side entrance, which introduces the right nave of one of the most fascinating places...More
This is a lovely old church with ancient frescoes near the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. I recommend stopping by before of after visiting Maggiore.
This is an incredibly beautiful Byzantine church built in the 800's not far off the beaten path near the Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome. We accidentally found it after visiting the area and was very amazed at the beautiful interior full of colorful mosaic....More
The basilica Di Santa Pressede is a marvelous piece of architecture with interiors quite unique for Rome. The Eastern Christian mosaics make it a bridge between the Orthodox and Catholic canons in art. While in the city center, the temple is not on the main...More
Everyone talks about the mosaics here, especially the chapel of St. Zeno. Across the church, on the left side of the alter is a small chapel with a mosaic of Mary. If you take a picture of this (no flash) or look through you phone...More
Basilica Di Santa Prassede was close to our hotel so we passed by and thought we'd have a quick look inside. It was amazing. The interior of the building is a real discovery. It is lovely to at and it has some really stunning paintings...More