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Santa Maria in Trastevere, Rome

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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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  • Stunning. It’s not overcrowded and quiet enough for prayers. The art is stunning. Not a far walk from the public transportation. 
    Stunning. It’s not overcrowded and quiet enough for prayers. The art is stunning. Not a far walk from the public transportation.  more »
  • A wonderful church, one of the oldest in Rome. Beautiful ceiling with golden inlays, and there are a number of truely stunning frescos, particularly in the side chapels. There are many interesting... 
    A wonderful church, one of the oldest in Rome. Beautiful ceiling with golden inlays, and there are a number of truely stunning frescos, particularly in the side chapels. There are many interesting...  more »
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  • The mosaics outside as well as those inside are fabulous, byzantine style, from the 13th century. This Church is the most beautiful in trastevere, the interior being the combination of different styles of byzantine, renaissance and baroque era. The piazza in front is also the preferred spot for hanging around and having dinner as the view is so beautiful
  • Spectacular place in Trestevare. Lots of places to sit and enjoy the day. It's free to go inside the church

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