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Santa Maria in Trastevere, Rome

4.8
#12 of 525 in Historic Sites in Rome
Discover more than 17 centuries of Roman at Santa Maria in Trastevere, one of the city's oldest churches. Dating back to the fourth century, the house of worship is in the trendy Trastevere central neighborhood. Stand out front to see the 12th- and 13th-century mosaics on the facade. Head inside to admire the 22 granite columns taken from ancient city ruins or impressive Baroque decor. For Santa Maria in Trastevere and beyond, use our Rome online route planner to get the most from your Rome vacation.
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  • One of the oldest churches in the city, this basilica was founded in the third century by Pope Calixtus I, renovated during the papacy of Innocent II (1130-1143) and compteted by Pope Julius I...  more »
  • ...what could be better! The community of Sant'Egidio gathers for an ancient chanted mass in this absolutely breathtaking basilica around 8:30 in the evening (or at least they did and will again in...  more »

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