Basilica di San Marco
Built between 1455 and 1464, this was the first of Rome's great Renaissance palaces. For centuries it served as the embassy of the...
Museo Nazionale del Palazzo Venezia
Palazzo Venezia houses the Museo del Palazzo Venezia, with its superb Byzantine and early Renaissance paintings and an eclectic...
Chiesa del Gesù
An imposing example of Counter-Reformation architecture, Rome's most important Jesuit church is a treasure trove of baroque art....
La Taverna degli Amici
A smart trattoria in a delightful medieval setting, the Taverna sits on a pretty ivy-draped piazza on the edge of the Jewish Ghetto. It...
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Basilica di San Marco information
The early-4th-century Basilica di San Marco stands over the house where St Mark the Evangelist is said to have stayed while in Rome. Its main attraction is the golden 9th-century apse mosaic showing Christ flanked by several saints and Pope Gregory IV.