If you’re looking for macabre attractions, there is no place quite like Rome, thanks to the Catholic tradition of preserving and displaying relics of canonized saints for all the world to see. And there is no place in Rome quite as marvelous as the Santa Maria della Vittoria for that reason.
While relics are often just parts of saints, this beautiful baroque church displays the full corpse of an “incorruptible saint” in a glass case you can walk right up to to view—a rarity in Rome. This is the preserved corpse of the beautiful Saint Victoria.
|Monument to the Fallen of Dogali||2020||0.4km||site_ao|
|Fontana dell’Acqua Felice||2020||0km||site_ao|
|Mercatus Traiani (Trajan’s Market)||2020||1.2km||site_ao|
|Rome, Campanile walk 1 en||1.1km||site_izi|
|Servian Wall at McDonald’s||2020||0.7km||site_ao|
|Cappella di San Zenone (Chapel of Saint Zeno)||2019||1km||site_ao|
|‘Il Babuino’ (‘The Baboon’)||2019||1.3km||site_ao|
|Palazzo Naiadi Roman Baths||2018||0.3km||site_ao|
|Rome’s Hidden Art Nouveau Courtyard||2018||1.2km||site_ao|
|Dormitory “S. Tommaso d’Aquino”||1.2km||site_brutalism|
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