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Basilica di Santa Maria in Aracoeli, Rome, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sherpes
N 41° 53.634 E 012° 28.920
33T E 291111 N 4641062
Quick Description: the steepest steps in Rome, Italy
Location: Lazio, Italy
Date Posted: 8/27/2009 5:53:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM73KC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lindik
Views: 43

Long Description:
Leading up to the Capitolum Hill, where town hall is located, the steps are many and the slope is steep, but the view from the top where the church entrance is located is superb.

One of the most celebrated churches in the city.

built in 1346, in gratitude for sparing the city population from the bubonic plague. The known Cola di Rienzo was assasinated at the base of the steps a few years later.
number of stairs (minimum 60): 153.00

stair landing (check if yes): yes

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