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Santa Maria in Trastevere, Rome

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#13 of 518 in Historic Sites in 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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  • Definitely a must. This area is well worth exploring. The food, the architecture, the entire experience, we highly recommend it. 
    Definitely a must. This area is well worth exploring. The food, the architecture, the entire experience, we highly recommend it.  more »
  • 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 »
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  • The basilica of our Lady in Trastevere is a real piece of art. You can spend hours in observing and appreciating the ceiling (check the photos). I spent an hour in this basilica and will go back again during my next visit to the eternal city of Rome. The surroundings are full of charm. This is one of the most charming areas in Rome. A lot of great restaurants!
  • You would not expect it when you stand in front of the Basilica, but this is a surprisingly large and very beautiful Basilica. The Basilica is located in the Trastevere district and has a beautiful ceiling, magnificent mosaic and stained glass. Admission is free (August 2022). If you are in Trastevere, do not hesitate to visit this beautiful Basilica.

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