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The most controversial painter of the 17th century

In the footsteps of Caravaggio

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Intended for Baroque art enthusiasts, this tour will show you a number of interesting sights by followingin the footsteps of Caravaggio. Accompanied by your expert, entertaining guide you will discover all the places where Caravaggio’s masterpieces are kept

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Chiesa di S.Maria del Popolo
  • Chiesa di S.Luigi dei Francesi
  • Chiesa di Sant'Agostino
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Intended for Baroque art enthusiasts, this tour will show you a number of interesting sights by followingin the footsteps of Caravaggio. Accompanied by your expert, entertaining guide you will discover all the places where Caravaggio’s masterpieces are kept. Marvel at stunning paintings, discover beautiful churches, and learn the most interesting stories and anecdotes about Caravaggio’s troubled life. Start your tour with a visit of the Church of Santa Maria del Popolo, where you can admire two Caravaggio’s works: The Conversion of St. Paul on the Way to Damascus and the Crucifixion of St. Peter. Head to your next destination, the Church of San Luigi dei Francesi, located between the Pantheon and Navona Square: admire paintings representing stories from the life of St. Matthew, housed inside the famous Contarelli Chapel. End your experience in the Church of St. Augustine, one of the most important from the Italian Renaissance, which houses the beautiful Madonna of Loreto.

DETAILS
Approximately 3 hours
Not wheelchair accessible
Suggested starting time 09:30am/03:00pm
Sunday Morning and Thursday afternoon

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