Thursday Doors – Rome

My sister, Brooke, and I passed this door while wandering around the Trastevere area of Rome. The curved top and floral vine made for a nice contrast against the dark wood of the door.

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Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere

Today we’re headed to Rome, to visit one of my favourite churches; Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere.

The site of Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere, or Our Lady in Trastevere for us anglophones, has a long history. Back in the 3rd Century it was home to a refuge for retired soldiers (Taberna meritoria).

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