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Santa Francesca Romana

Piazza di Santa Francesca Romana 4, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 679 5528
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Love in ancient Rome

This is a magic, romantic and spiritual place exactly in the middle of Ancient Rome where you can... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Luca D
via mobile
Atmospheric and crammed with layers of history

We chanced on this church accidentally, but we are so glad we went in - the scent of centuries of... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Quaintrelle R
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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“old church” (2 reviews)
“roman forum” (4 reviews)
“palatine hill” (2 reviews)
Piazza di Santa Francesca Romana 4, 00186 Rome, Italy
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
+39 06 679 5528
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This is a magic, romantic and spiritual place exactly in the middle of Ancient Rome where you can feel the eternal story of human beings.

Thank Luca D
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We chanced on this church accidentally, but we are so glad we went in - the scent of centuries of incense set the scene for a truly atmospheric visit. The mosaics above the altar are glorious, and I loved the chubby cherubic faces on the...More

Thank Quaintrelle R
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Santa Francesca Romana is an old 10th century church. Its Bell Tower can be seen from afar and it's worth seeing from up close. There are some lovely art works inside and the architecture is rather good.

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 3 September 2017

If you are at the Palatina Hill, above the Forum Romanum you will see this church. It has a wonderful mosaics inside, and it is worth to visit.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Just above the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill . Basilica Santa Francesca Romana previously known as Santa Maria Nova is a beautiful 10 th centuries church in Rome . The church was undergone changed and addition of Campanile was added . I like the apse...More

Thank Suchanya S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Above the Roman Forum about 40 meters high is the Palatine Hill the center-most of the seven hills in Rome. There it stood the Church of Santa Francesca Romana. From its history and information, Saint Francesca Romana has been named the patron of car drivers,...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 24 May 2017

was the original name, but now known as Santa Francesca Romana, is tucked away between the Coliseum and the Roman Forum, and dates from the mid 10th century. Inside the church is the statuary "Our Lady of Tenderness" and the remains St Frances of Rome...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This church is located near the Roman forum and dates from the 10th century. It has undergone changes and additions over the centuries but the decoration inside is less than in a lot of other churches in Rome.

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

One of the biggest structures! Just under renovation so the outside is covered in scaffold the inside is also been renovated! Some of the structure was lost in an earth quake so it's hold together with metal ties. I'm sure as the restoration continues it...More

Thank Tracy E
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This lovely church dates back to 900AD, but is has adapted with time, with a lot of baroque features standing out. It is an interesting mix of style, but the all blend well together.

Thank jcrossBdV
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
If all roads lead to Rome, then they all end here.
Piazza Venezia and the Ancient City are the very
epicenter of the Eternal City. Within a 360-degree
turn, Roman history unrolls in front of you, from its
ancient beginnings to its 21st century
transformations. Whether it’s those historical
playgrounds known as the Roman and Imperial Forums, or
the side-street shops, trattorie, and churches, this
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8 April 2016|
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Response from Rcdown78 | Reviewed this property |
No Forum ticket or any other ticket needed. BUT, it is hard to find the access path...at least it was for us, and our mapping apps were worthless at best and misleading at worst. Try this to get there, as it is a wonderful... More