Second nicest church after the St Peters basilica in Rome. Would highly recommend to visit. Great achitecture.
About Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
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One of the largest Basilica in Rome , its a must visit place , where one can witness the Paleo Roman architecture, with height rise ceiling built with intrinsic art works , statues and monolithic columns of marbles and granite , the basilica it self...More
we came across this while having a stroll, we went through security gates and entered. inside what a beautiful church! fairly busy at 5pm but plenty of space to move around. wonderful ceiling we also visited the small museum out the back for a few...More
The place is not very large, but impressive, The statues are amazing, and the ceiling gives you the feeling of being a small thing against God / creation / nature / whatever you believe in.
What a mix of styles! Of all the great Roman basilicas, Santa Maria enjoys the most successful blend of different architectural styles. Its colonnaded triple nave is part of the original 5th century building. The marble floor and Romanesque bell tower, with its blue ceramic...More
We came upon this gem by accident having "finished" our sightseeing for the day. Went in and was immediately overwhelmed by the beauty. From the music to the paintings to the overall awe inspiring feel just brilliant. I can honestly say that this was the...More
I revisited this church this year on January 1st and was surprised to find they had closed off the entrance with a airport style bag screening! Not sure if this is on going or if that was something just for that day. Did cause a...More
Amazing architecture, religious art. This is a "do not miss" sight to see in Rome. You can visit on your own, or better yet join a tour to get all the history of this beautiful basilica !
This is the most Beautiful church buildings i have ever seen. The art work of this place is breathtaking I will never forget my visit here. It is a must see.