Rome offers a wealth of spectacular churches which are spread out throughout the city. Here is our selection of the must-visit churches that you should include as part of your Rome itinerary:
1. St. Peter's Basilica - One of Rome's masterpieces with carvings by Michaelangelo dating back to 1499. Ride an elevator almost to the top, and then walk the remaining 330 stairs to the top for the most beautiful views in Rome.
2. Santa Maria del Popolo - Legendary artists from the Renaissance period such as Raphael, Caravaggio and Bernini all worked on this iconic monument to Roman art and architecture.
3. Santa Maria Maggiore - Another spectacular, richly decorated church dating back to the 5th century, with one of Rome's most beautiful basilicas.
4. San Clemente - Dating back to the 2nd century, this church offers a unimaginable wealth of priceless treasures.