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Church of Sant'Ignazio di Loyola

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Address: Piazza Sant'Ignazio, 00186 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 6794406
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A very beautiful place I like to go with my family, very peaceful and not so many tourist to be quiet.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

A very beautiful place I like to go with my family, very peaceful and not so many tourist to be quiet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Although im not a regular visitor to church but this one was an exception for me and trust me it was so so beatifull that i ca say my trip to rome woulldnt have been complete without visiting this church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This church is worth a look! The imposing order of Corinthian pilasters that rings the entire interior, the theatrical focus on the high altar and the bold Tromp l’oeil paintings in the "dome" at its crossing and in the nave ceiling, all produce a sumptuous effect. The dome was never completed due to the church running out of money, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

One of our favorite churches in Rome. We recommend to visit in the evening to have a good chance to catch a concert - it's a magic all together: the architecture, the acoustics, the lights... Very deep and unique atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

As another reviewer has commented, this is close to the Pantheon and is well worth a small diversion. It has two great features. Firstly there is the wooden model of a the worldwide church. Secondly,as I have entitled this review, look up. There is the perspective painting covering where the cupola would have been and then there is the painting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My sons study at a Jesuit school in Texas, so I was looking forward to visiting this church, and it was beyond my expectations. It is beautiful! The ceiling murals and all of the interior of this church is spectacular. We had a guide who explained it all to us, so we were fortunate to have that expertise while we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This church is really quite cool. There is a “dome” in the middle that is really just a painted on, flat dome. They ran out of money when they were building it, so they got someone to paint the illusion of the dome. Looking at it from different places inside the church gives you a 2D vs 3D vision of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Nice stop after visiting Pantheon and other Jesuit church, Gesu. Since I went to Jesuit college in the US, this was a must and didn't disappoint. The frescos telling the story of St. Ignatius of Loyola were amazing and the wooden church display (pictured above) was impressive. Doesn't take long to pop in and see it all, but be sure... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

St. Ignatius is buried here; he's the founder of the Jesuit order of priests, called the Society of Jesus. This church is not dazzling like other Roman churches but heavily ornate--purposefully so in the baroque gilded style.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The mastery of the artist who painted the ceiling, and the "dome" is simply extraordinary. This is certainly worth a peek if you are in the area of the Pantheon or the Piazza Navona.

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Address: Piazza Sant'Ignazio, 00186 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 6794406
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm

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