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Scala Santa, Rome

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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  • The Scala Santa is believed to be the stairs to Pontius Pilates house that Jesus ascended to face his trial. The stairs are in a building on the piazza across from Basilica of Saint John Lateran. a ve...  read more »
  • If you can manage it then do go up the stairs on your knees for a once in a lifetime experience. It's a special place and if you believe in Jesus then maybe this is as physically close to him as you w...  read more »
  • It is close to San Giovanni in Laterano. I thought rude I turned the camera on, and also how hard rising number of columns, so they don't have. To say Yes is that Christ walked stairs, but would for followers of the Holy land.
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  • The steps are clearly very important to many of the visitors and it is interesting to understand their history. However the church itself is much less impressive than many other churches in the city. It is free so it is worth popping in if you have come down to see the very impressive Basilica di San Giovanni.
  • Make sure you are ready for a grueling task. Climbing the stairs on one's knees is painful. It is therapeutic and invigorating. It is incredible to contemplate that one is tracing a small part of the path Our Lord took on Good Friday.
  • One day I will going to there. To praise n worship My Lord Jesus.
  • Pay attention to the opening hour. We had to wait till 3 p.m.
  • Powerful, moving experience
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