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San Giovanni Battista dei Fiorentini

Piazza Dell'Oro 1 | Via Acciaioli 2, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 6 68892059
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Piazza Dell'Oro 1 | Via Acciaioli 2, 00186 Rome, Italy
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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"mary magdalene"
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"baroque church"
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"baptism"
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"christ"
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"sanctuary"
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

A grand church with a very ornate frontage typical of its time, the interior is quite restrained, in its opulence tending to rely on its size, which is big. the highlight for us was seeing the beautiful sculptures and a relic of the apostle Mary...More

Thank JnVSydney
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

This church was beautiful! If you are trying to decide which of the many churches to peek your head into, do not miss this one. The artwork is lovely ... the Baptism of Christ by Mochi is very moving.

Thank Tonni168
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is an impressive Baroque church situated at the top of the Via Giulia near the Ponte Principe. Not on the usual tourist itinerary this church is pleasantly peaceful. Inside there is an impressive Sanctuary by Borromini (who is also buried here) and a fine...More

1  Thank Colin H
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Located at the top end of the Via Giulia, you will find this church. It is such a shame when a church is overlooked. This church is dedicated to Florence's patron saint, John the Baptist. Pope Leo X (Medici) built the church for his countrymen...More

1  Thank Maggi713
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

One of the beautiful church in Rome with amazing art work. If you are in Rome do visit this church. It is very peaceful and quite place.

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

This church is not very famous among tourist therefore place is very quite though very peaceful. You will notice fine art work in the church which makes it outstanding.

1  Thank Rrituv
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

This church would be THE MOST beautiful church if it was in my country. Now, it is just one of many beautiful church in Rome. Worth a visit, though, and a nice place to cool down from the sunny heat outside. When we visited in...More

2  Thank einarse
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

Really nice Basilica with lots of art details inside as well as outside. Very peaceful, quiet place, should visit once in Rome for sure.

1  Thank fabioinmontreal
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Reviewed 3 May 2015

The church of St John of the Florentines is a place where Francesco Borromini lies. He found his peace after committing suicide in the summer of 1667. I am quite fond of his work and I have wanted to pay a visit to his resting...More

3  Thank Miroslav K
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Reviewed 12 April 2015

I thought that this was the most beautiful church in Rome, the Vatican is of course a must see but this place was my favorite by far! Honestly, its hard to put into writing so this may be a terrible review but I promise that...More

1  Thank 869Kelly
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