Basilica of Saint Mary Major

The Basilica of Saint Mary Major, or church of Santa Maria Maggiore, is a Papal major basilica and the largest Catholic Marian church in Rome, Italy. The basilica enshrines the venerated image of Salus Populi Romani, depicting the Blessed Virgin Mary as the…

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The district is the heart of ancient and the Roman Empire. Photo: Paolostefano1412, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The Basilica of Saint Praxedes, commonly known in Italian as , is an ancient titular church and minor basilica located near the papal basilica of Saint Mary Major, on Via di , 9/a in rione Monti of , . is situated 150 metres south of Basilica of Saint Mary Major. Photo: Sixtus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a church of Rome, a basilica built in the 4th century and dedicated to Saint Pudentiana, sister of Saint Praxedes and daughter of Saint Pudens. is situated 270 metres west of Basilica of Saint Mary Major. Photo: Wikimedia, CC SA 1.0.

The Pontifical Oriental Institute, is a Catholic institution of higher education located in Rome. is situated 150 metres east of Basilica of Saint Mary Major. Photo: Pontificio Istituto Orientale, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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Esquilino and San Giovanni are adjacent neighborhoods in . Photo: Cristian Bortes, CC BY 2.0.

The of , home to the Via Veneto, Quirinale, Castro Pretorio, Repubblica, and Trevi neighborhoods, is the city's hub of activity, especially shopping and nightlife. Photo: Goldmund100, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , which is the centremost of the Seven Hills of Rome, is one of the most ancient… is situated 1¼ km southwest of Basilica of Saint Mary Major. Photo: Lil Herodotus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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