Top 10 Tourist Attractions Castro Pretorio District Rome

The Castro Pretorio district is the 18th rione of Rome. Compared to most neighbourhoods there are not that many tourist attractions. The more interesting sights are located around the Piazza della Repubblica.

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Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri Church Rome

The Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri Church in Rome was built by Michelangelo in the aula of the Tepidarium of the Baths of Diocletian in 1563. It is one of Rome’s biggest churches and is located at the Piazza della Repubblica, near the main railway station Roma Termini. Continue reading “Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri Church Rome”

Sacro Cuore di Gesu a Castro Pretorio Church Rome

The Sacro Cuore di Gesu a Castro Pretorio Church is a relatively new church in Rome. It is located in the Via Marsala, right by the main railway station Roma Termini. It was built between 1879 and 1887, by San Giovanni Bosco, who was helped by Francesco Vespignani. Continue reading “Sacro Cuore di Gesu a Castro Pretorio Church Rome”

Santa Maria della Vittoria Church Rome

The Santa Maria della Vittoria Church in Rome was originally dedicated to San Paolo. It is a baroque church and its most important attraction is Bernini’s Ecstasy of Saint Teresa. The official name in English is Our Lady of Victory. Since it was featured in Dan Brown‘s “Angels and Demons”, the church has seen a big increase in the number of visiting tourists. Continue reading “Santa Maria della Vittoria Church Rome”

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