Bernini guide to Rome

Dec 02, 2022 239

Italian sculptor and architect Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) was a genius of the Baroque era who left an indelible mark on Rome's artistic and architectural heritage. Almost three and a half centuries after his death, Bernini's masterpieces can be found in Rome's streets as well as its churches, museums and palaces.

This short guide highlights the locations of Bernini's landmarks and art works which are among the most photographed treasures in Rome and the Vatican today. Those who wish to pay their respects to the artist himself can visit his tomb at the Basilica of S. Maria Maggiore, near the city's central Termini train station.

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