Rome…on the trail of ‘Angels and Demons’

Spent an enjoyable day roaming streets of Rome, unwittingly following the footsteps of the Angels and Demons plot! Started off in Piazza del Popolo – couldn't get into the church in the film, but the Piazza was impressive.

Walked to the 'Villa Borguese' to see the marvellous statues and paintings but the museum was closed on Mondays!

Visited the Capuchin monastery with its creepy crypt filled with the bones of old monks, displayed in tableau. Horrific.
 
Rounded off the morning with a visit to the Santa Maria della Vittoria church, featured in the film, with the famous Bernini sculpture of 'The Ecstasy of St Teresa of Avila'.
 

 

 

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