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St. Peter’s Cathedral

Basilica di San Pietro Founded on the site of the tomb of St. Peter, St. Peter’s Cathedral is the largest and perhaps the most magnificent church in the world. Piazza San Pietro (click for google map) | Wikipedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Peter%27s_Basilica Quick Facts:

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Santa Maria del Popolo

Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo | Saint Mary of the People Consecrated in 1477 | Piazza del Popolo (click for google map) | santamariadelpopolo.it | Wikipedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basilica_of_Santa_Maria_del_Popolo Quick Facts: Santa Maria del Popolo reads like an art history text book since it was

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San Carlo al Corso

Sant’Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso (usually known as San Carlo al Corso) | San Carlo al Corso on wikipedia | 437 Via del Corso (click for google map)  | arciconfraternitasantiambrogioecarlo.it/

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Trinità dei Monti

Santissima Trinità dei Monti | Most Holy Trinity of the Hills | Piazza della Trinità dei Monti (click for google map) Quick fact: Trinità dei Monti is the church at the top of the Spanish Steps

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Sant’Andrea delle Fratte

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Sant’Ignazio

Chiesa di Sant’Ignazio di Loyola in Campo Marzio | Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola at Campus Martius | Via del Caravita, 8a (click for google map) | chiesasantignazio.it

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San Luigi dei Francesi

Church of St. Louis of the French | Piazza di San Luigi dei Francesi (click for google map) | saintlouis-rome.net | San Luigi dei Francesi on Wikipedia Quick fact: San Luigi dei Francesi is the home of three magnificent paintings by Caravaggio,  The

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The Pantheon

The Pantheon (Of all the gods) | Santa Maria ad Martyres (St. Mary and the Martyrs) | Built in 126 AD | Piazza della Rotonda (click for google map) Quick facts: The Pantheon’s dome is the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome. The

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Santa Maria sopra Minerva

Basilica di Santa Maria sopra Minerva | Saint Mary above Minerva | Piazza della Minerva, 42 (click for google map) | basilicaminerva.it Quick facts: Santa Maria sopra Minerva is adjacent to the Pantheon It is the home of several notable Renaissance masterpieces including Michelangelo’s Cristo

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Santa Maria in Trastevere

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