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Basilica di San Lorenzo in Damaso

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Aug 18, 2017
“A very interesting church ”
Jun 3, 2018
“Very Impressive - Near Campo di Fiore”
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Piazza della Cancelleria | Angolo corso Vittorio Emanuele II, n.187, 00186 Rome, Italy
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
+39 06 6988 7521
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

If you are walking down Corso Vittorio Emanuele II on your way to Campo di Fiore (or even Piazza Navona) you will pass this very large church with a not so impressive exterior. Take time to go inside (unfortunately few do) and you will be...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Just before the Campo dei Fiori, it's really worthwhile to enter free, light maybe a candle and gaze at the eerie skeleton at its entrance.

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

We were walking by, saw that the church was open and went in. We were immediately struck by the large, decorated Christmas tree in the rear of the church and were delighted to hear music playing; and then, realized that they were practicing for the...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Very glad we stopped in. We lit some candles and admired the Basilica. Unlike better known churches, no crowds of tourists.

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Reviewed 5 October 2015

We were walking from Corso Vittorio Emanuele II down to Campo di Fiore when we passed this church. One thing you should not do in Rome, is pass up looking inside a church, whether religious or not. And what a surprise. The Basilica is gorgeous,...More

Thank bob2bkk
Reviewed 11 September 2015

It was a hidden jewel. Unless you know exactly where it is, you can't see it. Once you get in, it is inspiring. Originally built in the 4th century was demolished and rebuilt again. Last restauration was after the bombardement of 1944. The outside is...More

Thank GabrielL105
Reviewed 28 August 2015

This church is located in the Palazzo della Cancelleria (which as of August 2015 is covered in scaffolding). The church was deserted and peaceful when we visited today. The church has a particularly lovely ceiling, baldacchino and altar, and several interesting memorial sculptures. It's worth...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2015

This was among the great basilicas of early Christian Rome (excavations revealed that), but time, re-modelings in the 17th-, 18th- and 19th-centuries, a fire in 1944, etc. make "reading" it difficult. (The French army actually deconsecrated it for a time just after their Revolution.) The...More

Thank kimibar
Reviewed 26 May 2015

A smaller basilica, but with a beautiful altar and paintings, including the ceiling. Not sure the hours because we were asked to leave and it was

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most picturesque area of the city. Join the beautiful
throngs hanging out in cafes, boutiques, art
galleries, and wine bars, or peek at a neighborhood
museum or monument. If you want nonstop movida, the
streets here are busy with chic bicyclists and Vespa
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