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This Renaissance church contains Baroque additions along with various 18th- and 19th-century monuments, which add to the beauty of this structure.
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Piazza del Popolo 12 | Campo Marzio, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 361 0836
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Once again, we have a less well-known church that possesses art and architectural masterworks of the level that museums throughout the world would covet as the crown jewels of their collections. I would recommend a visit early in the morning or later in the evening...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank KXLingle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended a Holy Day Mass and were able to follow along relatively well in Italian because there were printouts of the readings and prayers. The priest has a lovely singing voice, and the church was full which is unusual for weekday Holy Days of...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed October 10, 2019

The Parish Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo is not usually on the list of must do things in Rome. It stands on the north side of Piazza del Popolo, one of the most famous squares in the city. The façade of the church is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GreenThumb331
Reviewed October 10, 2019

So much incredible art work to see... Caravaggio, Raphael, Bernini, Donato, but also many other incredible artist works, including modern art of Jesus almost flying off the crucifix. Take your time - appreciate the art, appreciate the church. Please be respectful, it is a church....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kimberlee J
Reviewed October 10, 2019

Most will tell you of the Renaissance paintings , sculptures and altar designs here which are truly emotionally evoking : Raphael, Caravaggio, Carracci, Pinturicchio & Bernini. But look into the origins. Nero was buried here after committing suicide, the story then goes that the internment...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tim W
Reviewed September 21, 2019

This is amazing church that has amazing Caravaggio masterpieces and amazing chapel designed and decorated by Raphael. . . .worth the trip. Its in amazing square called piazza del popolo. highly recommend! Oh and bring change to light the caravaggio and get the back story...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

This church is incredible. There are so many amazing paintings and the architecture is sublime. For a price of €2 you can light up 2 Caravaggio paintings for a few minutes which are incredibly impressive and it's good value for money. There's nothing bad to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Thomas19271
Reviewed August 3, 2019

"Bring a two Euro coin so you can turn on lights illuminating the two Caravaggio paintings." They should have a sign outside telling people this, since the paintings are invisible without using the pay-for-light machine, and you might have to otherwise wait a long time...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

One of the most famous squares in the city standing at the North side of Piazza del Popolo, this Parish Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo is a titular church and a minor basilica in Rome run by the Augustinian order. Inside of the Cerasi...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

We came upon this nondescript church and entered to find the most magnificent artwork and chapels. It is the home of the Madonna of the Well. I drank the well water that still flows near her chapel and immediately was filled with the burning of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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September 7, 2018|
Response from tjb600 | Reviewed this property |
I went in February but I would think so. Check the website, which is linked from the trip advisor page. There will be masses you will need to schedule around.
July 24, 2018|
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Response from alex n | Reviewed this property |
Most churches have a sign for each visitor to cover shoulders and knees by women. Also men with long trousers. Afterall is a church.
February 12, 2017|
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Response from prefectus | Reviewed this property |
i do not think it will be closed diring day as it is also quite a touristic attraction. moreover many catholic churches hold sevuce on Easter saturday night
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