Explore some of the religious history of Rome through churches dedicated to Mary and the Saints, including relics, apparitions, and shrines, on this 3-hour tour. Visit the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri before continuing to the Church of Santa Maria della Victoria holding the then-controversial and powerful Baroque statue of the Ecstasy of Teresa by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Enter the Church of Saint Susanna at the Baths of Diocletian built over the site of a house church dating back to the 3rd century AD. See San Andrea della Frate – a Marian apparition site linked with Bernini and St. Maximilian Kolbe. Continue on to the 8th century Church of San Silvestro in Capite which hold fragments of the head of John the Baptist. Finally, the Church of the Twelve Holy Apostles tells its stories through relics of the apostles.