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Basilica Santa Maria del Popolo
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41° 54′ 41″ N, 12° 28′ 34″ E

Description

Santa Maria del Popolo is an Augustinian church located in Rome. It stands to the north side of the Piazza del Popolo, one of the most famous squares in the city.

The Piazza is situated between the ancient Porta Flaminia and the park of the Pincio. The Porta Flaminia was one of the gates in the Aurelian Wall as well as the starting point of the Via Flaminia, the road to Ariminum (modern Rimini).

The Via Flaminia was the most important route to the north of Ancient Rome. The church includes works by several famous artists, architects and sculptors, for example Raphael, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Caravaggio, Pinturicchio, Andrea Bregno, Guillaume de Marcillat and Donato Bramante.

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