The Churches of Rome

SAINT PETER’S BASILICA

Saint Peter's basilica Saint Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican is one of the biggest building in the world. Built among 176 years on top of the previous basilica of Constantine, has a length of 718 ft and a width of 206 ft. Sangallo, Bramante, Raphael, Michelangelo,...

ST. PAUL OUTSIDE THE WALLS

Saint Paul   Saint Paul is one of the four main Churches of Rome and Vatican territory. Built by Constantine in the fourth century along the Portuense way and destroyed by a devastating fire in the eighteenth century was completely rebuilt with donations from...

SAINT JOHN LATERAN

Saint John Lateran   Saint John in Lateran is the Cathedral and one of the four main Churches of Rome. Built by Constantine in 319 a.D. on the site of the imperial cavalry bodyguard was originally dedicated to the Holy Savior. The interior, redesigned by...

SAINT MARY MAJOR

Saint Mary Major   Saint mary Major is one of the four main Churches of Rome and is territory of the Holy See. Built by Pope Sixtus III in the fifth century after the Council of Ephesus has maintained is original structure intact. In the Apse is one of the most...
ST. PAUL OUTSIDE THE WALLS

ST. PAUL OUTSIDE THE WALLS

Saint Paul   Saint Paul is one of the four main Churches of Rome and Vatican territory. Built by Constantine in...

SAINT JOHN LATERAN

SAINT JOHN LATERAN

Saint John Lateran   Saint John in Lateran is the Cathedral and one of the four main Churches of Rome. Built by...

SAINT MARY MAJOR

SAINT MARY MAJOR

Saint Mary Major   Saint mary Major is one of the four main Churches of Rome and is territory of the Holy See....

CHURCH OF THE GESÙ

CHURCH OF THE GESÙ

Church of the Gesù   Is the mother church of the Jesuits and served as model for innumerable Jesuit churches all...

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SAINT PRAXEDES

SAINT PRAXEDES

Saint Praxedes   Built on top of the remains of a 5th century structure and was designed to house the bones of...

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SAINT CECILIA

SAINT CECILIA

Saint Cecilia   Founded probably in the 3rd century, by Pope Urban I, and devoted to the Roman martyr Cecilia....

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SAN CLEMENTE

SAN CLEMENTE

San Clemente   This basilica offers a unic exemple of historical continuity through its four different levels,...

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