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Basilica di San Vitale, Rome

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  • I didn't know her and I was lucky enough to attend the baptism of my grandson ... you don't notice why and below the level of the national road. . a grand staircase... The porch... The door... the majestic scenery of the various paintings and paintings around and above the altar.... everything to be fascinated by how it is all preserved.... while everything around changed over time.....
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  • This Basilica is located on Via Nazionale and dates back to the 4th century. An access stairwell takes you down to the church which lies below the street level. The church used to stand on an old Roma...  more »
  • Walking along Via Nazionale and Via Genova, on the right, under the road (accessed by a staircase) is the Church of San Vitale. Built in 402, in the form of a basilica, with three naves, in 1475 Pope Sixtus IV, Francesco Della Rovere, reduced to mere central aisles, then restored in 1859. The façade is preceded by a portico with five arches made out of old columns. The portal is adorned on the coat of arms of Pope Sixtus IV. The Interior, with coffered wooden ceiling, completely renovated in 1934, has four altars to newsstands with granite columns; many frescoes.
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