Churches in Rome Italy
The best and most beautiful churches you must visit in Rome, Italy
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Santa Maria sopra Minerva (Saint Mary above Minerva) is one of the major churches of the Roman Catholic Order of Preachers (Dominicans). The basilica has its name because it was built directly over the ruins of foundations of a temple dedicated to the Egyptian goddess Isis, which had been ascribed to the Greco-Roman goddess Minerva. Read more on our website!
Churches in Rome are full of marvelous works of art. There, you’ll find masterpieces by some of the famous masters – Michelangelo, Raphael, Bernini, Caravaggio, Sansovino, Filippo Lippi, and many more unnamed masters of mosaic art, fresco painting, and stonework from Medieval and earlier eras. Read about it on our website!
The most beautiful churches of Rome: 1 St Peter’s Basilica 2 The Basilica of Saint John in Lateran 3 Basilica di San Clemente 4 The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore 5 The Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo 6 Santa Maria in Trastevere 7 Santa Maria in Aracoeli 8 Santo Stefano in Rotondo 9 Basilica di Santa Cecilia in Trastevere 10 Santa Prassede 11 Santa Maria degli Angeli e Martiri 12 Church of Trinità Dei Monti 13 Santa Croce in Gerusalemme
Rome has more than 900 local churches with a marvelous religious architecture. Moreover, churches were built in the city for more than 1600 years with different décor and many of them aren’t less beautiful and historic than museums. You can find them almost on every corner of the Eternal City and enjoy frescoes, paintings, and the sculptures that you will never find in any other place in the world. Find the list of the most beautiful churches of Rome on our website!