The 5 most beautiful churches in Rome

churches in Rome

The churches of Rome are just over 900.
Rome is the city with most of the churches in the world.
These sacred places have designed the landscape and architecture of the city, overlapping the temples of the ancient Romans.
In this article we have selected the most beautiful and important churches in Rome.

St Peter

The basilica of San Pietro is the most beautiful church in the city of Rome and perhaps also in the world.
The architecture of San Pietro is Renaissance and Baroque.
The altar is located above the tomb of St Peter.

Basilica San Giovanni in Laterano

The Basilica of San Giovanni in Rome is the most important church in the Catholic world.
Most of the Popes have been crowned here.
It was founded by the emperor Constantine and was later restored in the Baroque style by Francesco Borromini.

Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore

The Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore was founded by Pope Libero. It was built in 352 D.C
The basilica has the highest bell tower in Rome.
Inside the church are the remains of some popes and the sculptor Bernini

The Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls

The Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls was built where the Apostle Paul was buried.
It was built in the fourth century, then in 1823 it was completely destroyed by fire.
The architects Pasquale Belli and Giuseppe Valadier gave it its current appearance.

Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli

Santa Maria degli Angeli is located in Piazza della rpubliaca.
The church is an adaptation to the allements of Docleziano made by Michelangelo Buonarroti in 1562

with our full day in Rome we will visit the most beautiful churches in Rome with a look here

 

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