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The Piazza del Popolo or “People’s Square” originally got its name from the church in the square with a similar name. ┬áSanta Maria del Popolo is located in the northwest corner of the square.(1) ┬áThis was the church that was seen in the movie Angel’s and Demons. Many centuries ago, travelers coming to Rome from the North would have entered the square via the Porta del Popolo (pictures above in the center)…. Read More

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