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Audio guide of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo in Rome
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Audio guide of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo in Rome
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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.
Piazza del Popolo 12 | Campo Marzio, 00187 Rome, Italy
Campo Marzio
+39 06 361 0836
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this Church because of the quality of the art within. There are works by Raphael, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Caravaggio, Alessandro Algardi, Pinturicchio, Andrea Bregno, Guillaume de Marcillat and Donato Bramante. Two of my favourites are the Conversion of Saint Paul and the Crucifixion...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was on the hunt for Caravaggio paintings which bought me to this church as there are two. Chirch itself is beautiful. Because of the presence of the Caravaggio, it is very busy and often packed with tourists. Beautiful art work is everywhere!!

Thank giacomina17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church is currently being renovated but what’s assessable is beautiful. I came for the caravaggios but loved it all and you get to see such fine works without the crowds and for free. Do take 2 euros as you need to see the Caravaggios...More

Thank ajarvis41
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Two Caravaggio and one Raphael, “cost” 2euro to turn on the light. Don’t be cheap, it worth it. Next to Leo da Vinci museum. I think this church gives u a wow feeling, powerful, don’t just drop by, stay and watch the paintings and don’t...More

Thank SCruizer
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide stopped here and told us to go in and have a look because of the 2 Caravaggio paintings. The paintings were beautiful but that was only a small part of this church. There were many side altars , one more beautiful than...More

Thank macmish
Reviewed 17 July 2018

You get to see four Bernini's, a Caravaggio, and a Raphael for free. And it is right off the fun Piazza del Popolo, next to the DaVinci Museum.

1  Thank GeraldWW2
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Came across this large church by chance as our guide book suggested it as an alternative to the St Peters Basilica. It was well worth the visit - the interior is incredible, the crowds are virtually absent and it has incredible decorations throughout.

1  Thank rosieh721
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This church - to which the entrance is not particularly obvious - is absolutely amazing. Fabulous art by Bellini and Caravaggio inside. It's very welcoming unlike, for example, St Peter's and an additional plus point is that it's cool on a hot day. Don't miss...More

1  Thank ChicChantal
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This church is beautifully decorated for the glory of God. Many tourists visit to see the lovely dome art. The nave is usually quiet enough for reverent prayer despite tourists.

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Check the opening times (we didn't!). A beautiful church with lots of interesting features (look out for skeletons). Go and see the 2 Carovaggio paintings if nothing else.

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Campo Marzio
From its original role as ancient army training fields
to its present-day identity as one of the city’s most
desirable neighbourhoods, the Campo Marzio is the best
place to get lost in Rome. Gorgeous Renaissance and
Baroque palazzos line the streets, and are filled with
enticing boutiques and food shops. By day, Rome’s
best-dressed denizens criss-cross its streets in a
fashionable parade of errands, occasionally pausing to
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8 September 2018|
Response from Tom B | 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.
25 July 2018|
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Response from ajm549 | Reviewed this property |
There is no formal code that is policed, but the usual sensitivities should be observed - no singlets, no shorts for men, no bare shoulders, bare knees, headscarves etc.
13 February 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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