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San Giovanni in Laterano

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Piazza San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome, 00184

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San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome, Italy : Reviews of San Giovanni in Laterano - Yahoo! Travel
San Giovanni in Laterano is the oldest church in the world. It was founded by Pope Melchiade at the start of the 4th century on the ruins of the villa of the Rom...

Latest reviews of San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome, Italy
I would highly recommend this church to anyone visiting Rome, as in addition to seeing this church the subway station puts you on the outside of the city walls so you walk through the ancient city walls, and approach the chuch from across a large grassy area. also located in the general area is a &q...

San Giovanni in Laterano (Basilica di San Giovanni) - Rome - Reviews of San Giovanni in Laterano (Basilica di San Giovanni) - TripAdvisor
I have been to Rome three times, and finally managed to make the trek to San Giovanni in Laterano. I have no idea why it is so overlooked in guidebooks and reviews. This is a VERY LA...

Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano | Museum/Attraction Review | Rome | Frommers.com
The present building is characterized by its 18th-century facade by Alessandro Galilei (statues of Christ and the Apostles ring the top). A 1993 terrorist bomb caused severe damage, especially to the facade. Borromini gets the credit (some say blame) for the interior, built for Innocent X. It's said...

San Giovanni in Laterano (Basilica of St. John Lateran), Rome
The Lateran Palace next to the barracks came into the hands of Constantine through his second wife Fausta, sister of Maxentius. This was used in 313 for the First Lateran Council, a church council that condemned the Donatist schism. A porticoed structure found in front of the palace has frescoes fro...

San Giovanni in Laterno, or Basilica Constantiniana, or Saint John Lateran (church, Rome, Italy) --잹ritannica Online Encyclopedia
The first Christian basilicas, built in Rome, were variations of secular basilicas adapted to the new cult. St. John Lateran, superficially transformed in the 17th and 19th centuries, is the oldest, begun about 313. It was followed by St. Peter's (replaced in the 16th century by the present church) ...

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