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Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
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Full Day Tour: Vatican Museums, St. Peter's and the Most Important Basilicas of...
Ranked #6 of 1,498 things to do in Rome
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Owner description: One of seven pilgrimage basilicas in the world, this church was founded in 432 AD and is where the famous architect Bernini is buried.
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“beautiful”
Reviewed October 4, 2012

There are so many beautiful churches in Rome but this interior is one not to be missed. The ethereal blue ceiling and fabulous art work is a must see.

Visited September 2012
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“Beautiful church”
Reviewed October 4, 2012

Didn't intend to visit this place, just happened to be walking past it and decided to go in. It is a beautiful church. We were lucky enough to witness a service (at about 5:30pm), which was very moving. I am so glad we visited here.

Visited September 2012
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful Church”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Even if you're not particularly religious it's worth going in and looks so beautiful inside.

Photos are allowed in most areas and women must cover shoulders and knees (they can give you a cloth to put around if not).

Visited September 2012
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Brighton, Michigan
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“Beautiful Church”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

If you are near the square...stop in and experience this beautiful church dedicated to the Virgin Mary. One of the nicest in rome!

Visited September 2012
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“Definitely worth a visit”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Like all churches in Rome entrance is free. This one has an enormous sculptor of a kneeling pope and some wonderful marble.
I don't like to say too much in case it spoils your visit

Take small coins for light machines.

Visited September 2012
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