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Located on the fringe of the Forum, this small church incorporates the pagan Temple of Romulus and features a magnificent sixth-century mosaic representing the Second Coming.
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Via Dei Fori Imperiali 1, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a long walk on at the roman forum this is a great retreat to cool down and sit and think about then past.

Thank MuhammadDudha
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This church is distinct from other religious sites in the world. It was built on the foundation of ancient Roman temples. The interior is full of colourful paintings. Do have a look before visiting the Colosseum.

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This beautiful church from the late 520s occupies a much older formerly pagan temple in the heart of the Forum, right next to the giant Basilica of Maxentius. It is absolutely stunning, principally because of its gorgeous mosaics, but also because it's hidden in plain...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is one of our two favourite churches in Rome (the other is San Clemente). It is easily overlooked as you walk along the Via dei Fori Imperiali from the Colosseum to the Vittoriano or vice versa, which is probably why it has so few...More

Thank phil_oldham
Reviewed 10 March 2018

This church is a welcome quiet side trip when visiting the ruins of Ancient Rome. It shares walls with other ancient structures and in particular the Temple of Romulus, a deified emperor. The main sight is a large mosaic behind the altar which shows Christ’s...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Happened to come across this Church on my walk towards the Colesseum. All the beauty with none of the tourists. I sat by myself amidst the beauty of architecture and faith.

Thank SpencerManagement
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We married in this church many years ago and it was at that time a wonderfull church full of flowers worshipers and atmosphere Since the heavy archeological excavation works it has lost most of its charme

Thank marvinge
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is a gorgeous ancient church tucked away on Via Foro Imperiali. It is well-worth popping in to see the spectacular mosaics above the altar. They date to 8th or 9th century. It's free.

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to escape from the crowds. Peaceful and colorful with a lovely inner garden and a little fountain with goldfish.

Thank KatrinLen
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We loved this interesting church right up the main road from the Colosseum. It has a 1700 built nativity set which is enormous and accessed opposite door to the church entrance. The church has a glass wall where you can view the inside of one...More

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