Basilica Santa Maria degli Angeli ~ Romancing Italy
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Mar 6, 2010

Basilica Santa Maria degli Angeli

Basilica of Saint Mary and the Angels and Martyrs at the Piazza della Repubblica in Rome.


Photo by Ricardo André Frantz

We took a quick weekend trip to Rome, taking the high speed Freccia Rossa train from Milan. On one of our aimless walks, just following distant monuments and signs, we passed the Piazza della Repubblica and the nearby Basilica. It is another monument that testifies to the genius of Michaelangelo. Luigi Vanvitelli was another contributing architect and Igor Mitoraj, a Polish sculptor, created the bronze doors in 2006. 



A sense of the Basilica's grandeur

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