ornate decoration in roman churches


The art and architectural details of Roman churches seem to outdo each other especially in the baroque refurbishments. Note the fleur-de-lis in golden mounts. The eyes of the viewer are invited always to raise their gaze up to the ‘heavens’ as they sit or wander around the churches.

7 thoughts on “ornate decoration in roman churches

      1. It lacks the outstanding artistic objects (eg, paintings) found in many churches. The beauty here is in the architecture from the pre-Baroque era. It gives an alternative view to what Roman churches can be. Also I love the fact that you enter a place of tranquility in a quite busy area of the city. It’s an overlooked space in Rome.

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