Santa Maria Sopra Minerva Rome, Italy 1280-1370
Said to be Rome's only Gothic church, this 13th-century basilica was built over a temple to Minerva. It contains many art treasures and the venerated tomb of St. Catherine of Siena.
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- Santa Maria sopra MinervaBasilica di Santa Maria sopra Minerva
- 41.897997° N, 12.478130° E
- Piazza della Minerva 42
First Night in RomePosted November 15, 2010 by Holly Hayes Part of: UK and Western Europe
So finally, the first of the Rome reports! First, the hotel. It's called Les Fleurs Luxury House (a half-French, half-English name in Italy...) and was very nice. It has a good location and its modern decor was a welcome change from the older, more traditional hotels we've had in Italy so far. The hotel is very small,…
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- Official Website of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva. Web. Official website.