Caravaggio a Roma

Caravaggio’ Rome

Duration: 2 hours

You will be met by our guide at the Obelisk in Piazza del Popolo and you will then be taken on a tour of the three famous churches where you can see masterpieces by Caravaggio.
The first church will be Santa Maria del Popolo where you can see The Crucifixion of St. Peter and The Conversion of St. Paul in the Cerasi Chapel.Then after a short walk through Rome’s centre you will visit the church Sant’Agostino where you see the incredible Madonna di Loreto painted by Caravaggio between 1604 and 1606.

Finally you will admire the Contarelli Chapel in the San Luigi dei Francesi church where there are three marvelous Caravaggio paintings: the Calling of St. Matthew, the Martyrdom of St. Matthew and St. Matthew and the Angel. Here you will notice Caravaggio’s use of light and shadow for which he was famous.