2012 Immaculate Conception Tour of Rome

Christain and other Spiritual Sites (in order)


Quirinale Hill, palace built in 1583 by Pope Gregory XIII
Trevi Fountain, commissioned in 1730 by Pope Clement XII
Spanish Steps commissioned by Pope Clement XI Albani
Villa Borghese Gardens, begun by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, nephew of Pope Paul V
Santa Maria Maggiore & Crypt of the Nativity containing wood from the Crib of the Nativity of Jesus
Church of the San Prassede, commissioned by Pope Hadrian I around the year 780
Church of the San Pietro in Vincoli, built in 440 to house the chains of Saint Peter when he was imprisoned in Jerusalem
Imperial Fora, built between 46 BC and 113 AD, center the Roman Empire
Campidoglio, designed by Michelangelo
Theatre of Marcellus
Ghetto of Rome, home of the Jews of Rome since before Christian times
Campo di Fiore
Piazza Navona
Church of the Pantheon
Palatino Hill
Prison of St. Peter and Paul
The Roman Forum
Michelangelo's Church of the Angels and Martyrs
Bernini's St. Teresa in Ecstasy in Rome’s Santa Maria della Vittoria Church
Ossuary of Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini
Island of Capri: Church of San Stefano in Capri
Church of San Michele in Anacapri
Monte Solaro
Villa San Michele
Blue Grotto
The Catacombs of San Calisto
Church of the Quo Vadis
The Castello di Pope Gregorius IV
Ancient Roman Seaport of Ostia Antica
Villa d'Este commissioned by Cardinal Ippolito II d'Este, grandson of Pope Alexander VI

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