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Santa Maria in Montesanto

Piazza del Popolo, Rome, Italy
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Santa Maria in Montesanto is a really interesting church. It is architecturally beautiful both... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia
Lovely twin churches

There are two churches in the Piazza del Popolo that face the northern side of the Aurelian Walls... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
El Dorado Hills, CA
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One of the two beautiful twin churches on the southern part of Piazza del Popolo, on Via del Corso in Rome.
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Piazza del Popolo, Rome, Italy
Campo Marzio
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Santa Maria in Montesanto is a really interesting church. It is architecturally beautiful both outside and inside. The interior also contains some very worthwhile art to see. It is one of two churches standing side by side in Piazza del Popolo, itself a lovely spot....More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 5 October 2017

There are two churches in the Piazza del Popolo that face the northern side of the Aurelian Walls. The two churches look very much alike and sometimes are called “twins.” You will see is a trident of streets as you look from the Popolo, and...More

Thank Michaela
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you're in the vicinity of the piazza del popolo. One of the twin churches here and full of history and amazing architecture.

Thank rhthomas1980
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit, not so big. In Piazza del Poppolo. You can reach bu train. Better to come afternoon.

Thank Ayhan A
Reviewed 24 June 2017

These churches stand side by side yet divided only by Via del Corso unto the Piaza del Popolo. One of the two is Santa Maria in Monsanto. It is a very nice Baroque inspired church the interior of which has some frescoes and other paintings...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

As you enter into Piazza Del Popolo through Via Del Corso you are confronted by two beautiful churches, the beautiful Chiesa Di Santa Maria Dei Miracoli and this fantastic church Chiesa Di Santa Maria in Montesanto . Both are beautiful 17 century churches that are...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Located in Piazza del Popolo, this church was a chance find while walking towards the Spanish Steps. Piazza del Popolo which means “People’s Square” is a large square that’s easy to locate in Rome due to the tall Egyptian obelisk in the center of the...More

Thank Priya S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Came across this Church, and glad we did. Set at the back of Piazza Popolo and designed by Bernini, its complete name is " Bacilica Santa Maria in Monesanto Church of the Artists ". This use was conceived by Don Walter Insero, Rector, 70 years...More

Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The Piazza del Popolo is a great start for viewing Rome, and this church is one of three on the square that deserve a visit. Located on the Southern side of the square, it has a strong resemblance to its "twin", Santa maria dei Miracoli....More

1  Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Older of the twin Santa Maria churches in Piazza Popolo. They are similar but the inside details are very different. This church founded in 1662 was run by Carmelite monks. Also the exterior saints were designed buy Bernini. Frescoes and painting adorn the walls and...More

Thank Chinapjs
Campo Marzio
From its original role as ancient army training fields
to its present-day identity as one of the city’s most
desirable neighbourhoods, the Campo Marzio is the best
place to get lost in Rome. Gorgeous Renaissance and
Baroque palazzos line the streets, and are filled with
enticing boutiques and food shops. By day, Rome’s
best-dressed denizens criss-cross its streets in a
fashionable parade of errands, occasionally pausing to
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