Route: Santa Maria Maggiore, San Giovanni in Laterano, San Pietro, San
Paolo fuori le Mura
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Santa Maria Maggiore, on the Esquiline, was founded by pope Liberius on the piace of a miraculous snowfall (August of 356).
San Giovanni in Laterano, cathedral of Rome, rises in the area of the
imperial palace that was given by Constantine to pope Miltiades. San Pietro rises on the Ager Vaticanus, where originally was
Here the apostle Peter was martyred, and his tomb made this place become the core of Christianity.
On the via Ostiense is San Paolo fuori le mura, built on Saint Pual's relics, and totally rebuilt after the fire of 1823.