Chiesa di Santa Maria Scala Coeli, Rome

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Santa Maria Scala Coeli (Saint Mary of the Stairway to Heaven) is a Roman Catholic Church located on the grounds of the Tre Fontane Abbey located on Via di Acque Salvie 1 in the Quartiere Ardeatino (Q. XX.) in Rome. This is one of three churches affiliated with the Trappist monastery, and is located on a small lane, Via delle Tre Fontane, inside the abbey complex. The location of this church is held by tradition to be where St Paul the Apostle was imprisoned. on Via delle Tre Fontane in Rome.
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  • Of the three churches present, it is the smallest. The name is due to the vision of St. Bernard who, in ecstasy, saw a staircase on which the Angels led to Heaven the souls freed from the...
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  • The Church is simple but very interesting inside. Its focal point is the crypt where an altar with magnificent frescoes is kept. Recommended!
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  • Beautiful church of the late 500 with an octagonal plan by the famous architect Giacomo Della Porta. Inside the memory of Saint Zeno that, according to the tradition in part legendary was here martyred under Diocletian with its over ten thousand soldiers. In the crypt what is shown as the last prison of St. Paul before the near martyrdom.
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  • Beautiful church of the late 500 with an octagonal plan by the famous architect Giacomo Della Porta. Inside the memory of Saint Zeno that, according to the tradition in part legendary was here martyred under Diocletian with its over ten thousand soldiers. In the crypt what is shown as the last prison of St. Paul before the near martyrdom.
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