Rome’s Religious Footprint


Church in Rome

The Pantheon — the current structure is believed to have been built between 118 and 125. Originally it was a temple dedicated to the gods of pagan Rome. After the 7th century it was used as a church and was known as Santa Maria Rotonda.



Chiesa de San Luigi dei Francesi. The Church of St. Louis of the French was completed in 1589 and dedicated to, among others, the Virgin Mary and Louis IX.

Chiesa dei San L:uigi

Santi Vicenzo e Anastasio a Trevi. Build in 1650. Overlooks the Trevi Fountain.

Sant’Agnese en Agone, built in 1652, lines one side of the Piazza Navano. In front is the Fountain of the Four Rivers.



Roman street


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4 Responses to Rome’s Religious Footprint

  1. thesmilingpilgrim says:

    wow i would love to see this stuff!

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  2. michaelkubly says:

    This is on my list of places I want to see.

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  3. pjlazos says:

    Without the religiosity, Rome wouldn’t have been Rome, right?!


  4. My wife and I were in Rome a few years ago. The Pantheon blew me away. We took some photos of it. One of the photos became the header for my blog.

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