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The sacred places of the Catholic Church

Rome, Italy

Collection of 9 places
Powerful guardian of the most sacred place in the city Castel Sant'Angelo
Castle
1
Ancient Church with and amazing 3D effect Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola in Campo Marzio
Religious Site
2

The church of Sant'Ignazio di Loyola is the second Jesuit church in Rome and is a splendid Baroque building in the square of the same name. It is dedicated to St. Ignatius, founder of the Jesuit Order. It was built in 1626 by Jesuit Orazio Grassi and commissioned by Cardinal Ludovico Ludovisi.

One of the four papal churches Basilica di San Paolo fuori le mura
Basilica
3

The Papal Basilica of St. Paul outside the Walls, commonly known as St. Paul's outside the Walls, is one of Rome's four ancient, Papal, major basilicas, along with the Basilicas of St. John in the Lateran, St. Peter's, and St. Mary Major.

The One and Only Archbasilica Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
Basilica
4

The Cathedral of the Most Holy Savior and of Saints John the Baptist and the Evangelist in the Lateran, - also known as the Papal Archbasilica of St. John Lateran, St. John Lateran, or the Lateran Basilica - is the cathedral church of Rome, Italy and therefore houses the cathedra, or ecclesiastical seat, of the Bishop of Rome (Pope).

Basilic of Santa Maria Maggiore
Place of Worship
5

The Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, situated on the top of the Esquiline Hill, is one of the four patriarchal basilicas of Rome and is the only one to have retained its paleo-Christian structures.

The Pope's escape way Passetto di Borgo
Private Road
6

The famous street built to grant the Papal escape, connecting the Vatican with Castel Sant'Angelo. You can visit it by appointment only.

The Popes Art Collection Musei Vaticani
Museum
7

The Vatican Museums, in Viale Vaticano in Rome, inside the Vatican City State. They are one of the largest collections of art in the world, since it exposes the enormous collection of art works accumulated over the centuries by Popes.

The amazing Giardini Vaticani
Gardens
8

The resting and meditation place of the Pope. These beautiful gardens can be visited with the ticket to the Vatican Museums.

The greatest achievement of late-Renaissance architecture Basilica di San Pietro
Place of Worship
9

The most important basilica of the Christian world, the only monument that manages to bring together in one place the faithful and lovers of art. Dedicated to Peter, the first among the Apostles, the first Pope and head of the Church, was built where the Apostle was killed and then buried.

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