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Chiesa di San Silvestro in Capite

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Piazza di San Silvestro, 17A, 00100 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

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

1  Thank MOTravelerken
Reviewed 30 May 2018

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

Thank Angie D
Reviewed 30 May 2018

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

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Pam L
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Hollstarry
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

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.

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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Brinkley80
Reviewed 20 February 2017

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

Thank Violette54
Reviewed 10 February 2017

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

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Not far from the trevi fountaine, it is another beautiful church , rich in art , paintings ,great marbles, gold ,statues . Sooooo n ice and peaceful.

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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
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Maggie S
28 June 2016|
Response from Gabriel H | Reviewed this property |
On Sundays there is a 10:00 am and 5:30 pm English mass. There is an Italian mass at 12:00 noon.
27 January 2016|
Response from marieclclare |
just saw your post and was wondering did your daughter get married in San Silvestro? I'm planning my wedding for oct 2018