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When you are visiting Italy and your travel plans include ancient history activities, check out the oldest church in Rome. These Italy travel tips will make your next vacation unforgettable.
When you are visiting Italy and your travel plans include ancient history activities, check out the oldest church in Rome. These Italy travel tips will make your next vacation unforgettable.

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The Holy Stairs (Scala Santa) are a major part of the Pilgrims Trail and they are thought to be the stairs that Jesus climbed on his way to his trial during his Passion. #roma #rome #italy #ilikeitaly #rometravelers #explorerome #travel #loves_roma #visitrome #traveleurope #romeitaly #bestview #iloverome #explorerome #romephoto #romebloggers #romanholiday #rometravel #fyp #fy #foryoupage #scalasancta #scalasanta #holystairs #pontiuspilate #jesuschrist #passion #christianpilgrims
The Holy Stairs (Scala Santa in Italian and Scala Sancta in Latin) are a major part of the Pilgrims Trail, and it is right across the street from the Basilica of Saint John in Lateran. These are thought to be the stairs that Jesus climbed on his way to his trial during his Passion. The building is called the Pontifical Sanctuary of the Holy Stairs (Pontificio Santuario della Scala Santa), and includes part of the old Papal Lateran Palace.

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The Church of Saint Mary of Victory is a must see on your next Rome vacation. Check out these travel planning tips.
The Church of Saint Mary of Victory is a must see on your next Rome vacation. Check out these travel planning tips.
The Church of Saint Mary of Victory is a must see on your next Rome vacation. Check out these travel planning tips.

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St. Peter's Basilica was built in the Renaissance style and is located in Vatican City west of the River Tiber and near Janiculum Hill and Hadrian's Mausoleum. Within it is a statue of St. Peter, who is shown giving blessings while he is holding the keys to the kingdom of heaven. His feet are worn down by years of people rubbing the statue. Taking a tour of St. Peter's Basilica is a great choice because of the significance and the amazing art that is available to experience. #rome #italy #vatican #basilica
This cathedral church, which is part of the Diocese of Rome, serves as the headquarters of the bishop of Rome, also known as The Pope. Follow Us For More Amazing Rome #roma #rome #italy #noidiroma #sangiovanni #sangiovanniinlaterano #sangiovanniroma #sangiovannirome #piazzasangiovanni #piazzasangiovanniinlaterano
The Papal Basilica of Saint Mary Major is one of the four major papal basilicas in Rome and it is also one the seven pilgrim churches of Rome. Follow Us For More Amazing Rome! #roma #rome #italy #noidiroma #summerinitaly #santamariamaggiore #piazzasantamariamaggiore #basilicadisantamariamaggiore

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The Basilica of Saint Clement is a minor basilica dedicated to Pope Clement I. It is located in Rome, not far from the Colosseum, and is noteworthy because of the three levels of the complex that contains the cathedral. The top (present) level is the basilica of Saint Clement and it was built in the year 1100 AD. The next level down, on which the basilica was built, is a 4th century basilica built in a home that had previously been a church as well.
The Basilica of Santo Stefano Rotundo (Basilica di Santo Stefano Rotondo al Celio) is a Catholic basilica in the Celio rione of Rome. It was built in the 5th century; it has changed names over the centuries and since its construction it has been the headquarters of the namesake Cardinal. In the 16th century, the Pontifical Germanic-Hungarian College took over management of the church and it is now the national church of Hungary.
When you are visiting Italy and your travel plans include ancient history activities, check out these amazing churches in Rome. These Italy travel tips will make your next vacation unforgettable.

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Prayer And Contemplation - St. Peter's Basilica Treasures
St. Peter's Basilica was built in the Renaissance style and is located in Vatican City west of the River Tiber and near Janiculum Hill and Hadrian's Mausoleum. Even though it is a popular tourist attraction, it is also an active church where you can attend a mass or take a moment of quiet contemplation. Taking a tour of St. Peter's Basilica is a great choice because of the significance and the amazing art that is available to experience. #rome #italy #vatican #basilica
The Baldacchino - St. Peter's Basilica Treasures
St. Peter's Basilica was built in the Renaissance style and is located in Vatican City west of the River Tiber and near Janiculum Hill and Hadrian's Mausoleum. Over the high altar of St. Peter's Basilica is a bronze canopy known as the Baldacchino and designed by Bernini. Taking a tour of St. Peter's Basilica is a great choice because of the significance and the amazing art that is available to experience. #rome #italy #vatican #basilica
The Pope Alexander VII Tomb - St. Peter's Basilica Treasures
St. Peter's Basilica was built in the Renaissance style and is located in Vatican City west of the River Tiber and near Janiculum Hill and Hadrian's Mausoleum. In the basilica is the tomb of Pope Alexander VII, which was Bernini's last major sculpture before his death. Taking a tour of St. Peter's Basilica is a great choice because of the significance and the amazing art that is available to experience. #rome #italy #vatican #basilica
The Colonnade - St. Peter's Basilica Treasures
St. Peter's Basilica was built in the Renaissance style and is located in Vatican City west of the River Tiber and near Janiculum Hill and Hadrian's Mausoleum. The colonnade that surrounds the piazza is made of 284 Doric columns that are in 4 rows and if you stand in two marked spots, they align exactly showing only the first row. Taking a tour of St. Peter's Basilica is a great choice because of the significance and the amazing art that is available to experience. #rome #italy #vatican #basilica
The Obelisk - St. Peter's Basilica Treasures
St. Peter's Basilica was built in the Renaissance style and is located in Vatican City west of the River Tiber and near Janiculum Hill and Hadrian's Mausoleum. At the center of the piazza is the Vatican Obelisk, an 84 ft tall Egyptian obelisk that was originally from Heliopolis, Egypt. Taking a tour of St. Peter's Basilica is a great choice because of the significance and the amazing art that is available to experience. #rome #italy #vatican #basilica
The Dome - St. Peter's Basilica Treasures
St. Peter's Basilica was built in the Renaissance style and is located in Vatican City west of the River Tiber and near Janiculum Hill and Hadrian's Mausoleum. It is the largest church building in the world with the highest maximum internal height of any church (from the floor to the ceiling of the lantern). Taking a tour of St. Peter's Basilica is a great choice because of the significance and the amazing art that is available to experience. #rome #italy #vatican #basilica
The Swiss Guard - St. Peter's Basilica Treasures
St. Peter's Basilica was built in the Renaissance style and is located in Vatican City west of the River Tiber and near Janiculum Hill and Hadrian's Mausoleum. The Basilica and Vatican City are guarded by an armed force and honor guard unit maintained by the Holy See that protects the Pope and it is called the Swiss Guard. Taking a tour of St. Peter's Basilica is a great choice because of the significance and the amazing art that is available to experience. #rome #italy #vatican #basilica
La Pietá - St. Peter's Basilica Treasures
St. Peter's Basilica was built in the Renaissance style and is located in Vatican City west of the River Tiber and near Janiculum Hill and Hadrian's Mausoleum. Within it is one of Michelangelo's greatest works, La Pietà, a marble statue of Mary holding Jesus after being lowered from the cross. Taking a tour of St. Peter's Basilica is a great choice because of the significance and the amazing art that is available to experience. #rome #italy #vatican #basilica
The Statue Of St. Peter - St. Peter's Basilica Treasures
St. Peter's Basilica was built in the Renaissance style and is located in Vatican City west of the River Tiber and near Janiculum Hill and Hadrian's Mausoleum. Within it is a statue of St. Peter, who is shown giving blessings while he is holding the keys to the kingdom of heaven. His feet are worn down by years of people rubbing the statue. Taking a tour of St. Peter's Basilica is a great choice because of the significance and the amazing art that is available to experience. #rome #italy #vatican #basilica
The Square - St. Peter's Basilica Treasures
St. Peter's Basilica was built in the Renaissance style and is located in Vatican City west of the River Tiber and near Janiculum Hill and Hadrian's Mausoleum. Its central dome dominates the skyline of Rome. Both the square and the basilica are named after Saint Peter, an apostle considered to be the first Pope. Taking a tour of St. Peter's Basilica is a great choice because of the significance and the amazing art that is available to experience. #rome #italy #vatican #basilica
The Papal Archbasilica of Saint John in Lateran
This cathedral church, which is part of the Diocese of Rome, serves as the headquarters of the bishop of Rome, also known as The Pope. Follow Us For More Amazing Rome #roma #rome #italy #noidiroma #sangiovanni #sangiovanniinlaterano #sangiovanniroma #sangiovannirome #piazzasangiovanni #piazzasangiovanniinlaterano
The Basilica of St. Mary Major | SaturdaysInRome.com
The Papal Basilica of Saint Mary Major is one of the four major papal basilicas in Rome and it is also one the seven pilgrim churches of Rome. Follow Us For More Amazing Rome! #roma #rome #italy #noidiroma #summerinitaly #santamariamaggiore #piazzasantamariamaggiore #basilicadisantamariamaggiore
Climbing The Holy Stairs In Rome | SaturdaysInRome.com
The Holy Stairs (Scala Santa) are a major part of the Pilgrims Trail and they are thought to be the stairs that Jesus climbed on his way to his trial during his Passion. #roma #rome #italy #ilikeitaly #rometravelers #explorerome #travel #loves_roma #visitrome #traveleurope #romeitaly #bestview #iloverome #explorerome #romephoto #romebloggers #romanholiday #rometravel #fyp #fy #foryoupage #scalasancta #scalasanta #holystairs #pontiuspilate #jesuschrist #passion #christianpilgrims
Finding The Oldest Church On Your Next Rome Vacation | SaturdaysInRome
When you are visiting Italy and your travel plans include ancient history activities, check out the oldest church in Rome. These Italy travel tips will make your next vacation unforgettable. Ancient, Next, Visiting
Finding The Oldest Church On Your Next Rome Vacation | SaturdaysInRome
When you are visiting Italy and your travel plans include ancient history activities, check out the oldest church in Rome. These Italy travel tips will make your next vacation unforgettable.