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About San Luigi Dei Francesi, Rome

In a city famous for churches and religious allusions, it is quite difficult to pick out the one’s which are worth visiting. But in all fairness, this 16th century Roman Catholic Church stands out mainly because of the masterful pieces of period art that are on display in the interiors.

Completed in sometime between 1518 and 1589, the church stands till this day as a brilliant testimony to the marvels a few men can achieve. The artistry that can be seen in the walls and ceilings of this church truly puts one through a humbling experience. The ceiling in particular can be compared to some extent in artistry to the works of Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel.

This church is open for visitation by tourists and should be on the must see lists for all first timers in Rome. Visit Italy Itinerary 10 Days for an unforgettable Italy travel experience

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How To Get To San Luigi Dei Francesi by Public Transport

  • 15 minutes walk from Barberini Station, Line A
  • Bus no 30, 70, 81, 87, 492, 628, N6, N7, SHOP1

Restaurants Near San Luigi Dei Francesi

  • Festo Avieno – Traditional cuisine, local delicacies
  • Osteria del Cavaliere – Italian, pizzeria 

Address: Piazza di San Luigi de' Francesi, 00186 Roma, Italy

Phone: +39-06688271

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Time Required: 00:45 Mins

Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

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  • Gorgeous church - amazing trio of Caravagio paintings - we'll worth a visit - good spots for coffee and food close by too

  • The church has 3 wonderful Caravaggio's inside showing scenes from the life of Saint Matthew. Sadly, it is always packed so try to go early if you want to enjoy the paintings.

  • This church is a small wonder. Caravaggio' three painting cycle of Saint Mathew make it a must see.

  • STUNNING! A must see! Even as an atheist the Sunday service singing was beautiful to experience!

  • Beautiful little church. Free entry, but the frescoes on the sides only light up when you pay a euro.

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