🔛Today I present you Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, the oldest papal basilica and has the highest ranking of the main four. This is first ever church in Rome was built in 4th century by
Constantine the Great. Next to it is a very famous Scala Sancta, "Holy Stairs", a set of 28 marble steps. As a,part of peligrimage people are going up the stairs on the knees giving a prayer on each step. You can see (and feel) how curved they are by thousands of believers through the centuries
Piece of art in paint and stone.
The Palace of Fine Arts was designed by Bernard Mayback, who took his inspiration form Roman and Ancient Greek architectures. .
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