In ancient times they were considered one of the wonders of the classical world; today they show only one small part of their splendour. The great complex, consisting of 150 premises, was planned by Apollodoro from Damascus for Trajan in the II century A.D.
It has a very ancient origin but its actual shape dates back to the last years of the V century. In it you can admire the MosŤ by Michelangelo which is a work of art, unique for its incomparable expressiveness and beauty.
The church is dedicated to Santa Francesca Romana, a Benedictine nun who lived between 1384 and 1440, who is the patron saint of motorists. In the church there is a stone slab with footprints, it is said, the knees of St. Peter and St. Paul