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Basilica S.Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri

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Beautiful Church in the Ruins of Roman Baths of Diocletian

Michelangelo worked on the remaining structure of the baths to design a beautiful church. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Nice surprise once your inside stunning

If your passing you have to visit !!! What a beautiful place to visit !!! Easy to miss if your... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
Mark C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Michelangelo worked on the remaining structure of the baths to design a beautiful church. The entrance seems carved into a cove of the cold pool ruins of the baths with no true facade. A type of sundial meridian line is built inside the church and...More

Thank Holmes-Jen
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

If your passing you have to visit !!! What a beautiful place to visit !!! Easy to miss if your walking past or near by !!! just an amazing place very beautiful and so much history behind it !!

Thank Mark C
Reviewed April 15, 2018

From the facade of the building, it just looks like another Basilica. However, the moment you step into the building, you are in for a surprise. The decor and carvings are splendid, no long queues and free as well. It is a place where you...More

1  Thank Concierge3725
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

On outside appearance you would never venture in but you would be quiet shocked and pleasantly surprised . Some brilliant works of art high ceiling decor . No touts no ques no entrance fee well worth a visit ,

Thank jeffl2503
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Located very close to Rome’s Termini, the Basilica is a place which shouldn’t be avoided during your Rome’s Trip. This ancient and collossal place is indeed worth your visit.

Thank Mojmir B
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This was the first on our list for our too short afternoon in Rome. We found it pretty easily and best of all, parking was close and we began our walk to see the sights. I'm glad my friend did the research for she picked...More

Thank Larry A
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Basilica S.Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri is a place worth visiting. Michelangelo had something to do with its construction, so that is some recommendation! There are some really interesting works of art to see. The church was built in the 16th century inside the...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Looking at this Basilica from the outside you could easily think that it wasn't worth waiting your time... however, you'd be very very wrong!! On the inside this Basilica is magnificent!!! The artwork & design are amazing to behold!! Visit & tell me if I'm...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Another place to be seen, the architecture of the building is amazing, so much history, shouldnt and couldnt be missed.

Thank Bah E
Reviewed July 18, 2017

I kind of expected more. I walk in and I will admit I was surprised by the sheer size of the church especially with the humble entrance. The church didn't stand out to me in any way. It was a nice cool place to get...More

Thank Jeremy B
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Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only
way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The
Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas
in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s
famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to
its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub,
Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot
vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up
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