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Church of Sant'Ignazio di Loyola

Piazza Sant'Ignazio, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6794406
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Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings, Churches/ Cathedrals
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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The Church of Saint Ignazio of Loyola is beautiful in its own right and like many of the churches in Rome, it is an active place of worship with significant numbers of tourists taking time to meditate and pray in quiet reverence. But the church, while beautiful, is also a novelty with its faux dome painted by Andreas Pozzo, a... More

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

A very impressive place, probably the most baroque church of Rome. The most important place inside the church is probably the memorial for Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus. Since I'm a protestant I might not have a sense for Baroque and its golden splendour. However it's a good place to see the ecclesia triumphans of... More

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Tehran
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

we went there on the way going to the Pantheon from Trevi Fountain.the painting are stunning,with details and special colors.the ceiling worth visit even after a neck ache!:)

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

As soon as you walk in, look to the dome. It is a serious illusion and one to be admired. The Jesuit artist, Pozzo, who designed and painted it surely was a genius of light and perspective.

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Gold Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

You MUST visit this incredible church in the heart of Roma. It is so ornate and beautifully decorated - you will be amazed. Well worth the visit.

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Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Gorgeous little Church. Very quiet and peaceful and a real escape from the hustle and bustle of Roma!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Don't miss this near the Pantheon. The three dimensional mural on the ceiling is amazing and you won't have to wait three hours to get in.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Absolutely astounding church, with beautiful marble floors and walls, a wonderful painted ceiling and lovely sculptures. It's situated really close to the pantheon, so well worth a visit once you're in the area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

One of so many beautiful churches in Rome. The cupola one expects to see here was never built - because no church might be higher then st. Petr basilica - so in its place, Andrea Pozzo supplied a painting on canvas with a perspectival projection of a cupola. Amazing!

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Callington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Fascinating church, really interesting, a holy place. We found it by accident and we were so glad that we did.

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