Jesuit Art Treasures in Rome Guided Tour including Church of Gesù & St Ignatius

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Did you know that the current Pope, Pope Francis, is the first Jesuit Pope in the world? Take a memorable tour of two of the most important Jesuit churches in the World, and learn more about the Jesuits and their art!

Our Private 1.5 hour Jesuit Tour will let you discover the outstanding treasures of the ” Church of the Gesù” the mother church of the Society of Jesus founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola. You will not miss St. Ignatius’ tomb beautifully decorated by Andrea Pozzo.

The tour will include also the Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola located in Campus and its wonderful vault and dome painted by Andrea Pozzo: two amazing optical illusions!

This is a perfect tour for those who want to learn more about the Jesuit order, enjoy the artistic treasures made by Jesuit artists and, last but not least, take a short and too not tiring tour after a long day in Rome.

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Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Starts: Roma, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Did you know that the current Pope, Pope Francis, is the first Jesuit Pope in the world? Take a memorable tour of two of the most important Jesuit churches in the World, and learn more about the Jesuits and their art!

Our Private 1.5 hour Jesuit Tour will let you discover the outstanding treasures of the ” Church of the Gesù” the mother church of the Society of Jesus founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola. You will not miss St. Ignatius’ tomb beautifully decorated by Andrea Pozzo.

The tour will include also the Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola located in Campus and its wonderful vault and dome painted by Andrea Pozzo: two amazing optical illusions!

This is a perfect tour for those who want to learn more about the Jesuit order, enjoy the artistic treasures made by Jesuit artists and, last but not least, take a short and too not tiring tour after a long day in Rome.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Piazza Sant’Ignazio, Rome Italy

You will meet your guide just outside St. Ignatius Church in Piazza Sant’Ignazio, an authentic example of Baroque Square, and your adventure will start.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Chiesa di Sant’Ignazio di Loyola, Piazza Sant’Ignazio, 00186 Rome Italy

You will visit St. Ignatius Church with its incredible optical illusions created by the Jesuit Artist Andrea Pozzo. That the only church in Rome with a fake 3D-vault just painted on the ceiling.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Chiesa del Gesu, Piazza del Gesu Via degli Astalli, 16, 00186 Rome Italy

After St. Ignatius you will take a stroll – less than 10 minutes walking – to the mother church of the Jesuit Society: the Chiesa del Gesù.

Consacrated in 1584 became a model of church to be exported all over the world. Inside you will enjoy the beauty of this late Baroque church and its frescoes painted by the great artists of that time. You will also see the impressive tomb of Saint Ignatius of Loyola.

Duration: 40 minutes



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