Sant’Agata in Trastevere Church Rome

The Sant’Agata in Trastevere Church is located near the San Crisogono Church in Rome. Every year on July 16th, a statue of the Madonna del Carmine is carried from this church, through the streets of the district, to its neighbour across the square. The event is called Festa de’ Noantri.

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Saint Peter’s Basilica Rome

Saint Peter’s Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro) is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the world and is located in the Vatican City in Rome, Italy. It is built at the exact spot where the Circus of Nero used to be and where the apostle (and very first Pope) Peter was crucified and buried. It is the first one of Rome’s 7 papal basilicas and is big enough to hold 60 thousand people. There are 395 statues, 44 altars and 35 mosaics to be admired inside Saint Peter’s Basilica.

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Opening hours Saint Peter’s Basilica Rome

Saint Peter’s Basilica is open all year, except on the major holidays. There are separate opening hours for the crypt and the dome of the basilica. Admission to the church itself is free, but you have to pay for the privilege of being allowed to climb the dome. Continue reading “Opening hours Saint Peter’s Basilica Rome”

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