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Santa Maria dell'Anima

V. di Santa Maria dell'Anima 64, 00186 Rome, Italy
06/68801394
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Ranked #284 of 726 attractions in Rome
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Chorzow, Poland
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124 reviews 124 reviews
84 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Yes, in Rome are 350+ churches, and this little one can't be compered to the St. Peters, but if you have a few minutes left, don't wait. It's definitely worth it :)

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LAND O LAKES
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

A well maintained church and the German national church of Rome, you can't visit without taking a few photos of the beautiful interior. Just 1 block west of Piazza Navona.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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857 reviews 857 reviews
673 attraction reviews
581 helpful votes 581 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The Church of Santa Maria dell'Anima (Our Lady of the Soul) is located just west of Piazza Navona near the Church of Santa Maria della Pace. It is currently the national church of Germany and hospice of German-speaking people in Rome. The church is still undergoing a vast restoration, but the spectacular interior is now just breathtakingly bright and fresh.... More

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I was born in Utrecht (Netherlands) in 1959. About 200 yards away from the spot where 500 years earlier in 1459 Adrianus Florisz Boeyens was born, who in 1507 became the tutor of the later emperor Charles V, in 1512 his counsellor, and who in 1522 became the first (and so far only) Dutch pope. They say he was so... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I stopped by this little church on my way to the Brueghal exhibition at Il Choreto del Bramante. Interior of church has dazzling marble and decor - not large so it was a quick and pleasant stop...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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673 attraction reviews
581 helpful votes 581 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

The Church of Santa Maria dell'Anima (English: Our Lady of the Soul) is located just west of Piazza Navona near the Church of Santa Maria della Pace. Though founded by medieval Dutch merchants, in the course of the 15th century, it became the national church of the Holy Roman Empire in Rome and is henceforth the national church of Germany... More

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Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I stumbled across this beautiful church. It serves as the German speaking church in Rome, and there is a full schedule of services in German. It is a very beautiful church - although when I visited it had lots of scaffold up inside for renovations.

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