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Sant'Alessio all'Aventino

The full dedication of this church, up on the Aventine Hill, is to two saints,
'Santi Bonifacio ed Alessio' - Alexis and Boniface.

History and more __ http://romanchurches.wikia.com/wiki/Sant%27Alessio_all%27Aventino
From the street
From the street
Entrance
Entrance
Quiet forecourt garden...
Quiet forecourt garden...
.. with fountain shrine
.. with fountain shrine
Pope Benedict XIII
Pope Benedict XIII
Saint Alessio on the Aventine
Saint Alessio on the Aventine
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The ceiling
The ceiling
Over the altar
Over the altar
The stairs - and chapel - of Sant'Alessio
The "stairs" - and chapel - of Sant'Alessio
Good signage, but out on the street!
Good signage, but out on the street!