A Wedding in an Enchanting Rome Basilica with a Great Gatsby Inspired Reception


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What about a wonderful basilica for your Roman Catholic wedding?
This is what Marissa and Michael chose for their wonderful day in Rome.

A Roman Catholic Ceremony in a Basilica in Rome

Marissa is smart lawyer coming from New York.
She loves Italian art and this is the reason of her choice for her wedding: Rome!
It couldn’t be different! If you love art, architecture and history Rome is the right destination for you.

Marissa chose Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo for her Roman Catholic ceremony. As the matter of fact the church is a real museum. It is an Agustinian church and stands on the the Norths side of famous Piazza del Popolo, one of the most famous square in the eternal city, between Via del Corso and Pincio Hill. Inside the church you can admire Raffaello, Bernini, Caravaggio and Bramante masterpieces.
There is no need to add much to such a wonderful beauty!

Marissa got ready in one of the wonderful hotels by Piazza del Popolo and reached the church on a White and Gold Silver Cloud Rolls Royce.

All guests were waiting for her inside the amazing church.
Marissa wanted rich white and off white decorations made of hydrangeas, baby’s breath and Lysianthus.
Smooth and romantic wedding flowers for an enchanting bride.
Her bridal bouquet matched the style adding some tones of pale pink and Swarowsky elements to same white flowers. What a vision in her romantic amazing wedding dress!








Wedding photos in Rome

After the ceremony bride and groom took the chance to spend some time for their own.
Alessandro Zingone photographer was with them to take great shots of these romantic moments in some of the most beautiful locations in Rome.
Alessandro Zingone is a Roman photograher working all over Italy. He has a wide experience on many Italian regions but when he has the opportunity to shot in Rome, his hometown – he really gives its best! Have a look to these original photos!




Reception in Villa Borghese overlooking Rome skyline

Marissa and Michael’s guests were waiting for bride and groom in an exclusive venue at Villa Borghese overlooking Rome skyline.
Villa Borghese is one of the biggest park in Rome. It is a big compound of Italian style gardens, fountains, wonderful mansions and little lakes. It has been built between 1600 and 1700 by church noble families and become part of Italian state in early 1900.

Marissa and Michael soon reached their guests to join them for the rich aperitif accompained by romantic music. Floral decorations on the buffet were rich and charming made of flowers in all shades of pale colours: peach, ivory, white, pink, coral, light blue in Swarowsky covered vases.
A wonderful Great Gatsby atmosphere!




For the dinner the whole group moved inside the venue in a stunning mirror room. Decorations on the table matched the style Marissa wanted: big crystal vases with the base decorated with flowers and vintage gold candles.
A real elegant Roman atmosphere.

After the dinner wedding cake cut could not miss! Marissa wanted an elegant white cake decorated with flowers. Ad right after this important moment the party could begin, fun and dances up to 3am in the morning!

An elegant charming wedding in Rome, the ideal destination for a real Italian elegant wedding in the beating heart of Italian history!





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