‘The enormous marble-clad interior owes much of its present look to Francesco Borromini, who redecorated it for the 1650 Jubilee. It’s a breathtaking sight with a golden gilt ceiling, a 15th-century mosaic floor, and a wide central nave lined with 18th-century sculptures of the apostles and set in its own dramatic niche’

The enormous marble-clad interior owes much of its present look to Francesco Borromini, who redecorated it for the 1650 Jubilee. It’s a breathtaking sight with a golden gilt ceiling, a 15th-century mosaic floor, and a wide central nave lined with 18th-century sculptures of the apostles and set in its own dramatic niche

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