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Maybe the best experience in Rome—Gregorian Chant at Vespers

Wander past the Roman forum to Aventino around 6pm. Walk up the hill and breathe the peacefulness... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Russell S
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Rome, Italy
Peaceful and quiet

This Roman Catholic curh is an evocative place located on one of the most beautiful part of Rome... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
alethree-d
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Wander past the Roman forum to Aventino around 6pm. Walk up the hill and breathe the peacefulness. Just before the Dominican church is a park with stunning views of Rome. But head past that to the very top to the Benedictine monastery of Sant' Anselmo....More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Russell S
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This Roman Catholic curh is an evocative place located on one of the most beautiful part of Rome. During the Sunday mass you can enjoy the performance of Gregorian chant. Don't miss "Il Negozio Benedettino" where you can buy products made by the skilful hand...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank alethree-d
Reviewed 24 July 2016

No big reason to make a separate out-of-the-way visit to this church, but if you're in the area, it's a peaceful place. Nice small garden and entry. The wooden roof beams are the most noteworthy aspect of the architecture. Well known for Gregorian vespers chants....More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

If you wish to hear authentic gregorian chants then head here. They have vespers at 7.15pm every evening. During the week it is not busy, but Sunday evenings can be. It was beautiful, peaceful, listening to about 30 priests and priests in training singing the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Michaela V
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Wandered into this church, which apparently also has a monastery and college. It is located on the Knights of Malta Square on the Aventine Hill and named in honor of Saint Anselm of Canterbury. For Rome, this is a very recent addition, having been built...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Aventine
Contrary to the chaos of the city, the Aventine is
Rome’s oasis. A neighbourhood made up of a patchwork
of ancient churches, hidden gardens, private homes and
embassies, peace and quiet is top priority and the
vibe definitely friends and family. Take a walk around
the Aventine and you’ll find a treasure hunt of
surprises like the clever little keyhole at the
Knights of Malta entrance (the only place you’ll find
...More
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