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“THE MOST ROMANTIC CHURCH IN ROME”

Basilica di Santa Maria in Aracoeli
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Vittoriano Santa Maria in Aracoeli and Capitol Hill Small Group Tour in Rome
Ranked #71 of 1,865 things to do in Rome
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Reviewed November 20, 2012

It's impossible to decribe the glory, the magnificence, the splendour of this church. Very ancient, full of history, with dozens of shining lamps pending from an impressing ceiling! Is no surprise that a lot of romans and tourists try to marry here. If you choose this option, you have to be very lucky: the church is really fully booked for a long time! Inside you can find a copy (the original being long time ago stolen by stupid [--]) of the Baby Jesus of Aracoeli, who is said to be the answer for couples not blessed by babies. But the real miracle is the magnificent view you can enjoy once you have climbed the ripid stair to the hill: the Capitol, and the big square are your reward, especially in a sunny day.

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Reviewed November 5, 2012

The inside of this church is beautiful. i cam e form the capatoline museum and it is soo close but i had to askd directions but it looks like the other people leaving reviews have the perfect directions well worth the visit. lots or stairs but once inside it is worth it. It has burial plots and beautiful decor. the sign days no photos but everyone else was taking them so i did too. No one ever said anything

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Reviewed October 27, 2012

Inside you'll find numerous treasures, a quiet place to reflect and relax. If you are worried to climb the 1348 built staircase there is a way around it. First visit the Capitoline Museum at Palazzo Nuovo (one of the oldest museums in the world), turn left between the two buildings and you are at the entrance level of the church. You can then enjoy the beautiful staircase going down.

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Reviewed October 13, 2012

Practically hidden from view but marked by signs for the Ara Coeli you are stunned by the inner beauty. The beauty of the views of the forum and all of Rome from the top of the adjacent monument to Vittorio Emanuel make the stair climb worth the effort. Exiting the front of the church follow the signs to your right for the elevator to the top of the monument.

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Reviewed September 1, 2012

it was the poets' Joseph Brodsky favourite church in Rome , and it is beautiful inside, but the entire hill, and the view on the forum behind are equally breath taking.

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