Must See Churches In Rome? There are over 900 churches in Rome. It would take a lifetime to visit each one, so we made a top and must see churches in Rome list for you.
Rome definitely has the best churches in the world. There’s nowhere in the world that compares to Roman churches; it’s the birthplace of the modern Roman Catholic. In addition, the Vatican is located within the city and sits in front of a big square. Roman has the most extravagant churches and the churches are spread throughout the city. It’s hard to pick from 900 churches, so we made a list to help.
Here are our top picks for must see churches in Rome:
- The Vatican – This is an obvious one. The Vatican is the most difficult church to visit in Rome in that visitors can’t just walk in. There’s a long line to enter, which I found to be discouraging when I’m on a schedule. Must See Churches In Rome
- Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano – It’s the oldest church of the major churches in Rome and it house the Roman pope’s seat. Must See Churches In Rome
- Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli – The church houses the famous Michelangelo’s statue of Moses. Must See Churches In Rome
- Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri – The church was built inside the ruins of Roman baths. Must See Churches In Rome
- Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore – It houses an image of the Virgin Mary representing the protector of the Romans. Must See Churches In Rome
- Santa Maria sopra Minerva – The church was built over the ruins of an Egyptian goddess.
- Basilica Ambrogio e Carlo – The church is dedicated to two Milan saints. Must See Churches In Rome
That’s our pick for the best churches to see in Rome. The city is filled with amazing sights and culture. It reminds me of walking through Kyoto or Tokyo. Let us know if we missed any significant churches in the comment section.