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This was a very lovely church. One of the highlights of our trip to Rome was attending Sunday mass here. They have English speaking mass at 10 am on Sunday mornings. It was an Irish priest. It was a very nice mass. The priest came...More
The chiesa itself is beautiful. It's quiet, not near all of the huge crowds. The little courtyard is so quaint and lovely.
Just inside the front door and off to the left, however, is a relic of St John the Baptist. What is reported to...More
We attended a wedding at San Silvestro in Capite and what a beautiful location it was for such an event. This church could easily be missed whilst traversing Rome's labyrinthine streets but the peaceful courtyard and exquisitely decorated interior is something else. Part of St...More
We are staying in apartments near this beautiful church. It has wonderful art as well as the relic of St John the Baptist.
We attended Sunday 10:00 Mass which was in English and were made feel very welcome. The Irish Priests have beautiful voices, making...More
This is a hidden gem in Rome..
It's beautiful inside, and so peaceful.
There is a lovely courtyard which was relaxing and calm - just a few minutes from the bustle of Spanish Steps & Trevi Fountain it is a welcoming quiet.
We first found...More
We happened to come across this church after deciding to take a detour. It has a nice facade and a lot of decoration inside and an interesting courtyard. The Church alsplo has an impressive 12th century tower. Well worth a quick visit.
I stumbled into the church of San Silvestro in Capite almost by chance during my last visit to Rome. I know the city fairly well, but I had never been there before.
There are three churches overlooking Piazza San Silvestro and this is the one...More
The Church of San Silvestro 'in Capite', is dedicated to Pope Saint Sylvester I.
"in capite" means 'First', 'in Chief', or 'Head', so he was the First Pope Saint Sylvester.
This church was built in the 8th century as a shrine for the relics of...More
San Silvestro in Capite is dedicated to Pope Saint Sylvester I. It is located on the Piazza San Silvestro (a bustling square), at the corner of Via del Gambero and the Via della Mercede, and stands adjacent to the central post office (which used to...More
Frantic fashionistas, pedicured politicos, goal-oriented tourists, and on-the-go locals cross paths every day in Colonna, a delightful chaos in the very center of the city. Even though it has some of the city’s loveliest sites—a 2nd century column, Belle Epoque shopping center, and a magnificent Baroque parliament building—Colonna is not just another pretty face, but the cosmopolitan eye of Rome’s cultural
storm. Colonna can safely say it has the best of Rome: museums, boutiques, window displays, restaurants, cafes, and people watching.