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Sacro Cuore di Gesù a Castro Pretorio, Rome

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Sacro Cuore di Gesù a Castro Pretorio features a lavish interior adorned with colorful stained glass windows, mosaics, frescoes, and coffered ceilings carved in red, blue, and gold. As you enter, notice the mosaic above the main doorway of this 19th-century structure, depicting angels venerating the Sacred Heart. The fresco in the dome over the sanctuary and the gilded wooden relief in the ceiling also represent the image of the Sacred Heart. Look up to see how the skylight in the roof near the crossing illuminates the choir, and round-headed windows divide the arches of a dome bearing the frescoes of the twelve prophets. Next to the church is a boarding school of arts and industries, also run by the Salesian Society. To visit Sacro Cuore di Gesù a Castro Pretorio on your holiday in Rome, and find out what else Rome has to offer, use our Rome trip itinerary builder.
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  • Lived at Lazio, from your window was visible "gold" figure of Christ that attracted attention. This is a classic Basilica with a beautiful ceiling and painted. On the walls of the Basilica represented bas-reliefs with stops way. Find the Basilica is very easy-if you stand at the bus station of Thermi, facing the railway station, but on the left side above the houses visible gilded figure.
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  • Three-aisled Basilica of the late nineteenth century, situated in via Marsala. Somewhat hidden between buildings in the Esquilino neighbourhood, but architecturally very interesting both outside and inside. It is a Salesian Church, which preserves examples of the work of don Bosco.
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  • Very close to Rome Termini station was built by the will of the PapaPio IX for the Salesian order, founded by San Juan Bosco. The work whose façade is Renaissance order began in 1870 at the time of unification of the Kingdom of Italy.
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  • Best gelato I've had in Italy.
  • Beautiful. do not hesitate to enter. Much art
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  • The Church itself has nothing to shout about, if not the steeple, surmounted by a statue of Jesus, where you see all over Rome, but with access banned to the public. There is also a restored organ, which sounds very good.
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  • I was surprised to enter the pass and listen to a performance of the organ in the Church as was in the morning and there was no one. A dream that sound
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  • A beautiful church but especially a beacon of hope that helps those less fortunate who often flock to the area of terms
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