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Santa Maria in Trastevere, Rome

4.8
#12 of 515 in Historic Sites in Rome
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Discover more than 17 centuries of Roman at Santa Maria in Trastevere, one of the city's oldest churches. Dating back to the fourth century, the house of worship is in the trendy Trastevere central neighborhood. Stand out front to see the 12th- and 13th-century mosaics on the facade. Head inside to admire the 22 granite columns taken from ancient city ruins or impressive Baroque decor. For Santa Maria in Trastevere and beyond, use our Rome online route planner to get the most from your Rome vacation.
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  • Santa Maria in Trastevere is a beautiful neighborhood church tucked into the corner of a very characteristic piazza of the same name. Founded in the third century, it is one of the oldest basilicas...  more »
  • My wife and I were on a walk in Trastevere and this was one of the places to see. It is one of the oldest churches in Rome. The mosaics in the church are something you should see, They are...  more »

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