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Scala Santa

Category: Sightseeing + Tours

14 Piazza San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome, 00184

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Scala Santa, Rome, Italy : Reviews of Scala Santa - Yahoo! Travel
On Good Friday this location is packed with pilgrims who perform penitence by climbing these twenty-eight wood-covered steps on their knees. According to traditio...
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Scala Santa, or Holy Stairs (stairs, Rome, Italy) --잹ritannica Online Encyclopedia
), one of those erected by Sixtus V late in the 16th century. At the same time, he demolished the old patriarchate, from which the Sancta Sanctorum (the papal chapel) and the Scala Santa (Holy Stairs) were preserved. The Scala had been the principal ceremonial stairway of the palace, but about the 8...
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CNS STORY: Scala Santa chapel: Under the soot and grime, a visual treasure
According to tradition, the Holy Stairs are the ones Jesus climbed when Pontius Pilate brought him before the crowd and handed him over to be crucified. The 28 marble steps have been covered with thick wood panels, now worn smooth from centuries of human traffic. The curious can still catch a peek o...
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