Christian Rome

Discover the basilica of Saint Mary Major built in the fifth century A.D. with its splendid decorations of mosaics from the byzantine school as well as those of the thirteenth century one of the most beautiful churches in Rome. Visit the church of Saint John in Lateran built by Constantine, the first church of the history and the Cathedral of Rome with an incredible main gate dated first century B.C. and the insides rearranged by Borromini in the seventeenth century. The Holy Steps, the staircase of Pontius Pilate’s palace in Jerusalem, brought to Rome per order of S.Helen mother of Constantine. Visit one of the catacombs of Rome, the location of the early Christian burial places, walk through tunnels, chapels, cubicula and admire frescoes graffiti and votive objects.