Rome Italy- 4 Churches Called Santa Maria and a Museum Called MAXXI

There are over 900 churches in Rome and while we were there we probably visited ten. Of those, four were named after Santa Maria. There are many others with that name so it certainly can get confusing. We like to visit churches, not because we are typically religious but because they are usually places to find…

Santa Cecilia in Rome; A Surprise Under the Church

Waiting to go inside. I’m just going to say this up front; this was the last thing we did and probably my favorite experience of the trip. And it’s a little odd that it has nothing to do with food, right? We arrived at Santa Cecila to find it closed for a mid-day break. My…