rome, italy, june 17, 2015 : lateral chapel in the transept of Santa Maria dei Miracoli church
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Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Miracoli

Tridente, Trevi & the Quirinale

Designed by Carlo Rainaldi, this is one of two 17th-century baroque churches that preside over Piazza del Popolo.

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3. Obelisk

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4. Porta del Popolo

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5. Basilica di Santa Maria del Popolo

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6. Casa di Goethe

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8. Via Margutta


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