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Santa Maria degli Angeli – A Photo Gallery

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The Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, also known as Santa Maria degli Angeli, is an ancient Roman bath converted into a church in the 16th century.  It was designed by Michelangelo.It is located on the Piazza della Repubblica, not far from the Termini train station. The site originally held the largest public baths in the city and were completed in 306. However, over time these baths fell into ruin.  A Cardinal acquired the site in 1533 when it was used again, this time to grow gardens among[...]