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Chiesa Nuova

#167 of 1,340 things to do in Rome
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Address: Via del Governo Vecchio, 134, Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 687 5289
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Baroque Churches of Rome Walking Tour
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Baroque church in piazza Nuova

Stunning church, as are so many in Rome. Wonderful paintings and ceiling is jam packed with art also. Lovely side altars. Quite dark but lot with donations. We'll worth a visit!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning church, as are so many in Rome. Wonderful paintings and ceiling is jam packed with art also. Lovely side altars. Quite dark but lot with donations. We'll worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I loved the art (including by Rubens), the spaciousness, the ceilings, the tombs and side chapels - this made it one of my favourite churches in Rome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Very nice baroque church near Corso, on a nice place with the same name, piazza Nuova, inside, there are paintings from Rubens : Madonna and Angel over the altar, the Holy San Filippo has his grave in his church.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I tell you that all the churches are good in Rome. Well worth a look. Loved it here and it was a welcome cool place after the hot sun.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We stumbled across this church while walking the streets of Rome! Spectactular inside, maybe one of the prettiest.. There's some artwork by Reubens and Carrivaggio - we recommend you visit! We didn't take the audioguide, but would be a good idea if you wanted to know a little more on the history of the church!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

This is another lovely Baroque church, filled with interesting little side chapels. The dome is particularly nice. The altar piece and two flanking paintings are by Ruebens. The little chapel on the left is devoted to St. Philip Neri, whose remains lie there. The church was relatively quiet and peaceful when I visited in May. Worth a stop if you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

The church stands at the spot of the old church from the 12th century dedicated to Santa Maria in Vallicella (“Our Lady in a Little Valley”). It was rebuilt in 1575 when Pope Gregory XIII recognized a congregation of secular priests (the Oratorians) founded by St. Philip Neri (that’s the reason for the name Chiesa Nuova). It is a very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We (my girlfriend and I) walked in expecting the typical church experience, but instead were met with a kind lady who handed us a free audio guide. The audio tour lasted about 10 minutes and supplied great history on the church and its paintings. We ended up donating (and I recommend it) to this awe-inspiring church, but were not pressured... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

This main Roman Baroque styled church of the Oratorians, officially known by the name of Santa Maria in Vallicella, was built between 1575-1605 and is located along the Corso Vittorio Emanuele in central Rome. St. Philip Neri (1515-95) founded this new congregation during the Counter Reformation in 1561 and his tomb can be found to the left of the choir.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

I ran across this gorgeous church my first morning in Rome, lost on my way out of Campo di Fiori, and I'm so glad I did. I have to say I preferred it even to St Peter's...it was on a human scale, but also off the chart for gorgeousness and peace. I was able to sit and meditate and not... More 

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