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Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri
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Reviewed 8 March 2019

This church is fascinating for two reasons, firstly it was built on the ruins of Diocletian's Roman Baths; secondly it was designed by Michelangelo. Although the church is huge, it only occupies the central hall of the Roman Baths (the frigidarium - cold plunge room). This is the only place in the city that provides such a clear idea of just how vast were public baths in ancient Rome. As well as the thought provoking contrast between the ancient and medieval buildings, the church is a delight in its style, architecture and decoration.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 6 March 2019

Be surprised by what lies behind the exterior and come inside to this treasure of history, art, astronomy, science and humanity. You will be happy to spend time within these remarkable walls of time.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 21 February 2019

there is nothing special from the outside but as soon as you walk in the wow factor really hits you i think its the largest Church i have ever entered this is a must on places to visit when in rome

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank bas t
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Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

Outside this basilica does not look very special but inside it is interesting. You can find there some art, pendulums and other science stuff and after all it is church.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 16 February 2019 via mobile

We just happened upon this church and were blown away. So many interesting details. Make sure and read all the information in the small room just off to the side Very interesting astrology information

Date of experience: February 2019
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