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Piazza della Chiesa Nuova ('New Church Square') in Rome, Italy. 
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Piazza della Chiesa Nuova ('New Church Square') in Rome, Italy.

The brightly lit facade belongs to the church of Santa Maria in Vallicella, built in late 16th century as the principal church of the Oratorian congregation, founded by St. Philip Neri in 1561. The nearby monument depicts Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782), an Italian poet famous for his librettos for Vivaldi's and Händel's operas.
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Inside the Chiesa Nuova in Rome, also known as Santa Maria in Vallicella, built in late 16th century as the principal church of the Oratorian congregation. 
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Inside the Chiesa Nuova in Rome, also known as Santa Maria in Vallicella, built in late 16th century as the principal church of the Oratorian congregation.
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The Basilica Papale di San Paolo fuori le mura or St. Paul's Outside the Walls in Rome, Italy. 
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The Basilica Papale di San Paolo fuori le mura or St. Paul's Outside the Walls in Rome, Italy.

"The basilica was founded by the Roman Emperor Constantine I over the burial place of Saint Paul, where it was said that, after the Apostle's execution, his followers erected a memorial, called a cella memoriae. This first edifice was expanded under Valentinian I in the 370s. In 386, Emperor Theodosius I began erecting a much larger and more beautiful basilica with a nave and four aisles with a transept; the work including the mosaics was not completed until Leo I's pontificate (440–461). In the 5th century it was larger than the Old St. Peter's Basilica. [...]

On 15 July 1823 a fire, started through the negligence of a workman who was repairing the lead of the roof, resulted in the almost total destruction of the basilica which, alone of all the churches of Rome, had preserved its primitive character for 1435 years. It was re-opened in 1840, and reconsecrated 1855 with the presence of Pope Pius IX and fifty cardinals. Completing the works of reconstruction took longer, however, and many countries made their contributions. The Viceroy of Egypt sent pillars of alabaster, the Emperor of Russia the precious malachite and lapis lazuli of the tabernacle. The work on the principal facade, looking toward the Tiber, was completed by the Italian Government, which declared the church a national monument." (Text from Wikipedia).

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The Basilica Papale di San Paolo fuori le mura or St. Paul's Outside the Walls in Rome, Italy. 
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The Basilica Papale di San Paolo fuori le mura or St. Paul's Outside the Walls in Rome, Italy.
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On the stairs in front of the church of San Gregorio Magno, Rome, Italy. 
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On the stairs in front of the church of San Gregorio Magno, Rome, Italy.
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