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Santa Maria della Scala, Rome

Santa Maria della Scala - Rome, Italy
Santa Maria della Scala
Piazza della Scala 23, Rome, Italy 00153Map
+39 06 580 6233
Neighborhood: Trastevere - Testaccio - Aventino - Gianicolo
Overview

This church is an impressive structure and attracts many for its miraculous properties. The image of Mother Mary that is kept here is believed to have cured a child of his deformity. It was constructed in 1610 CE by Octavian Matte and designed by Francesco da Volterra. The beauty of the structure lies in its simplicity. There is artwork in the main hall, carried out by Carlo Saraceni and Gerrit Honthorst. The church was also used as a medical facility to treat wounded soldiers in the war against France.

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Santa Maria della Scala General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Monday to Sunday from 03:30 PM to 06:00 PM
  • Type: Religious
  • Nearest Train: Belli
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