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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This is a favourite,not on the tourist trail and not so ornate but has some lovely art and huge stone sculptures. It's really peaceful and it's worth going to see Mary Magdalene's foot!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Decided to visit San Giovanni on a whim and we were so glad we did. The church is glorious inside (despite being described in our guidebook as "barren"!!!). The history around the church was so interested and the decor and architecture was outstanding. It was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: December 2017
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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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Tonni168
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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 48colinh
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

Date of experience: December 2016
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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.

Date of experience: January 2016
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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.

Date of experience: October 2015
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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

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank einarse
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.

Date of experience: September 2015
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