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San Marcello al Corso, Rome

#83 of 520 in Historic Sites in Rome
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Church
San Marcello al Corso, a church in Rome, Italy, is a titular church whose cardinal-protector normally holds the (intermediary) rank of cardinal-priest.

The church, dedicated to Pope Marcellus I, is located just inset from Via del Corso, in ancient times called via Lata, and which now connects Piazza Venezia to Piazza del Popolo. It stands diagonal from the church of Santa Maria in Via Lata and two doors from the Oratory of Santissimo Crocifisso.

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  • After about a year for the Christmas holidays we wanted to go back to see this church that we really like. According to tradition, the church takes its name from Pope Marcellus I who was banished...  more »
  • I have visited the Chiesa di San Marcello al Corso many times during my visits to Rome. It is a beautiful church with several chapels devoted to many saints and it is surprising peaceful despite it's....  more »
  • Fantastic church! The evening service mass on Sunday is convenient if you missed the morning ones somewhere else. Parish priest really devoted to his work.
  • What a lovely surprise to go into this Catholic church and find amazing religious art. Not that it is rare in Rome, but it's not often disclosed by travel writers. And it's a peaceful place.

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