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Basilica Papale San Paolo Fuori le Mura

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All reviews st paul burial place of st a short metro ride metro line b beautiful church pope francis worth the trip burial site gift shop roman emperor main altar buried here central rome security check well worth the visit awe inspiring visit rome
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Outside of central Rome, this is one of the four papal basilicas. The mosaics are beautiful, especially those of Christ with St Peter, St Paul, St Luke, and St Andrew. The marble canopy by Cambio over the high altar is signed.Below this altar is the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went early in the morning and was the only non-staff member in the whole building. Definitely worth the visit and unique enough for anyone starting to feel all of Rome's churches are blurring into one. Has its own metro stop as well so not difficult...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mvianney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful building, well worth a visit if you like this sort of thing.,Easy 10 minute walk from the metro station.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Charlton4thecup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must, get a good guide so you understand what is what. take plenty of water if like us it was August. Loved the place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mick B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Basilica where the body of Saint Paul (except the head) is buried is well worth a visit. As it is situated a bit outside the central rome makes it into a rather peacefull place.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Per218
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ending up in san palo was interesting as you get to experience the real Italy 🇮🇹 where regular people live maket stalls .. then you have this beautiful building a site not to be missed... also try the traditional fast food .. so delicious..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carrieanna E
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We booked in advance for the Necropolis tour and avoided the lineups. We spent a whole day exploring the Basilica. If you have time and energy climb the stairs to the Cupola.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johnmJ2594PN
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Although being a 'basilica', it's spacious, artisitic and a beautiful monument to visit and appreciate.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RaymondD025
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Inside, outside, backside and underneath, impressive all around. A little over 10 minutes from the city center by subway (line B), or 25 minutes by bus from Vatican (line 23). There are two entrances. Although the North side entrance is facing the Piazza St. Paulo,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nakamae
Reviewed 28 October 2018

By luck, not design, we visited the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls in the late afternoon. At 4:30 pm the lights in the apse are turned on, and the most beautiful gold embroidered mosaic of the father, the son and the apostles Paul,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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