Santa Maria in Ara Coeli
Built over an Augustan Ara primogeniti Dei, in the place where the Tiburtine Sibyl prophesied to Augustus the coming of the Christ, offers among its numerous treasures the Pinturicchio’s 15th-century frescoes depicting the life of Saint Bernardino of Siena in the Cappella Bufalini, the wooden ceiling, the inlaid cosmatesque floor, a Transfiguration painted on wood by Sermoneta, the tombstone of Giovanni Crivelli by Donatello, the tomb of Cecchino Bracci, designed by his friend Michelangelo, and works by other notable artists like Pietro Cavallini , Benozzo Gozzoli and Giulio Romano. It houses also a Madonna and a sepulchral monument by Arnolfo di Cambio in the transept.
Open : 8am - 5pm
Schedule ( according with your booking )
- Meet the guide at the meeting point at the given time.
- Rich the site of the visit.
- The visit will begin with the tour guide.
- At the end of the explanations walk to the next site of the program.
- If you have no other visits included this will be the end of the tour.
What You Should Bring
Nothing specific for this visit but bring a photo camera for the pictures.
Is a transportation included in this visit ?
No transportations included. Only if you booked separately .
Is there a dress code for this visit ?
YES in the churches a dress code is requested: shoulders and legs need to be covered; cover your legs down to the knees.
Do you need a Transportation ?
If you need a pick up to join us at the tour starting point please let us know.
We can provide you a car or a van transfer service.
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