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Top places of worship recommendations from locals

Church
“Our Lady in Trastevere is a titular minor basilica in the Trastevere district of Rome, and one of the oldest churches of Rome”
  • 149 locals recommend
Church
“ A rental contract of 1604 AD reveals to us what were the needs of Caravaggio, one of the most famous painters of all time, the "damned" character of Italian art - In Rome, we find traces of everything that happens, even more than 400 years ago.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Synagogue
“The Great Synagogue is a large two storey building with a square base surmounted by a large dome. The Synagogue of the Jewish ghetto of Rome is also, and above all, a place of prayer and a vital cultural reference point for the entire Jewish community. In the basement there is the Jewish museum and the Spanish Temple, a small synagogue which is worth a visit.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Church
“The alleged burial place of the saint. Ask one of the nuns to take you underground, where you ca n see the original church built almost two thousand years ago. The baroque exterior gates were added later, but the bell tower dates to 200 AD”
  • 25 locals recommend
Church
“The Church of San Pietro in Montorio was built on the site of an earlier 9th-century church dedicated to Saint Peter on Rome's Janiculum hill. It serves as a shrine, marking the supposed site of St. Peter's crucifixion”
  • 32 locals recommend
Church
“In 1231 this church substituted the chapel of the antique hospice of St Biagio, where St Francis lived during his stay in Rome, in 1219. Inside his cell one can still find the stone pillow and his crucifix. Entirely rebuilt by Cardinal Pallavicini in 1680, the church is full of sculptures. The interior is very simple and is divided into three naves with numerous pilasters. The aisles host three chapels each. In the Altieri chapel there is the dramatic scuplture by Bernini the Blessed Ludovica Albertoni. It also houses a reliquary altar by Bernini as well as a canvas potraing St Francis made conformingly with the tradition of his devout Jacopa de' Settesoli. In the oratory is the tomb of the great painter Giorgio de Chirico. INDIRIZZO Piazza San Francesco d'Assisi, 88 ORARI Visitors are not allowed during Mass (religious services) For services schedule please refer to: Opening times are subject to change. Please call the Church Guided tours led by the convent staff are available upon request and booking. Fax: +39 06 5881331 Telephone: +39 06 5819020 - 06 5881331 ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Church
“One of the most esquisite baroque churches, treasures beautiful paintins and frescoes ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Church
“Must see: - The Cappella Carafa, with masterpiece frescoes by Filippino Lippi - Beato Angelico's tomb - Michelangelo's Christ with church”
  • 10 locals recommend
Plaza
“You cannot leave Rome without taking the Baroque's route, sightseeing the most important Bernini and Borromini's works of art. These architects shaped what in the 17th century was the fanciest and classiest city in the world. What you cannot miss: - Piazza Navona with Sant'Agnese in Agone facade and the Fountain of the Four Rivers - Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza and his unique, super elegant dome (one of my favorite in Rome) - Via XX Settembre and its churches - Ponte Sant'Angelo and its statues - The world famous Galleria Prospettica and its illusionism, in Palazzo Spada - The Spada Chapel in the San Girolamo della Carità Church (might not be Borromini, but still the Baroque's genius at its finest!) - The Oratorio dei Filippini and Santa Maria in Vallicella - The Propaganda Fide Palace and Sant'Andrea delle Fratte”
  • 9 locals recommend
Church
“Beautiful church, presents architectural testimony of past ages. Ask to visit the Romanesque crypt. It is located on the Aventine and from its terrace the view of Rome is magnificent.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Church
“Bella Chiesa dietro casa dove potrete ammirare gli affreschi di Pietro da Cortona sulla cupola del catino absidale. Accanto alla chiesa, sulla sinistra, L'Oratorio dei Filippini, opera di Borromini”
  • 3 locals recommend
Church
“A number of architects were involved in the construction of the church, including two of the foremost Baroque architects: Francesco Borromini & Gianlorenzo Bernini. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Church
“This is a 17th-century baroque monument which belongs to the Discalced Carmelite order of nuns. The interior contains works by Caravaggio and his pupils. There's also a pharmacological oddity in the annexes associated with the building: They include a modern pharmacy as well as a room devoted to arcane jars and herbal remedies that haven't changed very much since the 18th century.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Church
“One of Rome's landmark churches. Built between 499 and 1623 and finally restored in 1866”
  • 4 locals recommend
Church
“small old bar in the heart of trastevre. don't miss espresso and vanilla ice cream (1€ the small cup!) cheap beers and amaro!”
  • 2 locals recommend