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Santissimo Nome di Maria al Foro Traiano

19 Reviews
Address: Foro Traiano, 89, 00187 Roma RM, Italy
Phone: +39 066798013

What people are saying:

Erected in 113 to immortalize the very successful Emperor Trajan. The carvings, all 600 feet long wind up the 125 foot hollow column, tell the story of the conquest and capture of the gold rich Romanian based Dacian people. On top is a statue of St Peter ( added in 1588 after the gold covered one of Trajan was lost). Hard to get up to closely with traffic bustling around it. Originally the column stood between two tall libraries (one Greek, one Latin) so you could see the engravings from their upper stories. Now, go to the Museum of Roman history, or to London's Victoria and Albert Museum to study the plaster replicas up close.

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  • 301ericw
    Granada, Nicaragua

    Stunning little Chapel

    Right in the heart of everything is this stunning little Chapel. Free entry and super easy to just step inside and check it out

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  • alessandrofL127YD

    Under protection of Austrian

    This church at the Trajan forum was built in 1736 instead of a fifteenth century church. It was the church of Habsburg . Found closed.

    Reviewed on /Date(1574366375000+0800)/
    Hong Kong, China

    Nice Church

    Chiesa del Santissimo Nome di Maria al Foro Traiano is a small catholic church near to Trajan column. It is of Barogue-style and nice both inside and outside.

    Reviewed on /Date(1568299402000+0800)/
  • ChiefGuru
    Decatur, in

    Church of the Most Holy Name of Mary

    We were visiting the Arch of the Fatherland near Piazza Venezia and the Forum of Trajan, when we noticed the Church of the Most Holy Name of Mary. It is located to the East of Piazza Venezia and slig...

    Reviewed on /Date(1567220791000+0800)/
  • Jivko V
    Jivko V
    Sofia, Bulgaria

    Catholic church

    The Ss. Nome di Maria is a small catholic church right in front of Trajan column. The architecture is very similar to the other church, just about 50 meters from it, Santa Maria di Loreto. Both domes ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1525028624000+0800)/

Additional Information


 Include Santissimo Nome di Maria al Foro Traiano (Church of the Most Holy Name of Mary at the Trajan Forum) to your rundown of must-see holy places in Rome. Depicted structurally as a vault with a round chapel fitted under it, the eighteenth Baroque structure includes a curved arrangement and seven chapels. The inside is luxuriously enhanced with polychrome marble, white and gold stucco, palm fronds, emblems and a Trinity image. Every September, a sculpture of Our Lady Virgin Mary with Child is conveyed in a parade from the site of old San Bernardo Church to Santissimo Nome di Maria.
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