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Abbazia di San Paolo Fuori Le Mura: Tours & Tickets

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At the beginning of the 4th century, with the end of the persecutions and the promulgation of the Edicts of Tolerance in favour of Christianity, Emperor Constantine ordered the excavation of the cella memoriae, the place where Christians venerated...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I probably shouldn't review churches as I am one of those who is appalled and a little turned off by all the garish opulence of the Catholic churches. It hurts my soul to think of all the people who could've been (could be) helped by...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's St. Paiul's church outside the Wallsand one of the four patriarchal churchs of Rome, and occuping the site of St. Paul's tomb; nice renovation of the basilica after an devasting fire in1800; wonderfull mosaics and enclosing a wonderful rose garden.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2019

This church... So beautiful inside and outside. I was shocked by it. It's a must when you go to Rome. Also, for 1 euro you get a nice underground exposition and for 4 euros you get another exposition with old church items. Just amazing.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 15 August 2019

Just obverse the peace of mind by spending time here. Beautiful and well maintained. Great work by the architectures

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ReyanshTravellerLove
Reviewed 28 April 2019

This is my favorite Rome Church. They display the chain that held Saint Paul when he was a prisoner in Rome. The beautiful building itself js delightful. So moving to see. Off the beaten track; take public transportation to get there. Also they have an...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 April 2019

Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura is one of the 4 papal basilicas along with San Pietro, San Giovanni in Laterano and Santa Maria Maggiore. You can say "must see" for tourists. UNESCO gives the status of the Basilica, too, including it in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

ranked in the top 10 largest churches in the world, this is one of the papal churches. the architecture is awesome as like any other papal churches and warrants a vvisit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

The church itself is simply huge, but the msot attrctive are the wonderful decorations along the roof. Visual impact is truly terrific and I'm not surprised that many official italian Republic ceremonies are helded here...

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

A visit not to be missed when you come to Rome. A fabulous Abbey that really leaves you breathless. Unforgettable!!! Hong

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is one of the four papal basilicas just south of the old Roman Wall. It is currently undergoing restoration of the nave but the transept with its wonderful mosaics were in full view. The nave has small medallions of the popes with a spotlight...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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TexasCece
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The have been many free parking places on the street.
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
The way we did it was: walk back from the Pantheon to the Barbarini metro stop (it is a little bit of a hike). Take the red line to Termini and switch there to the blue line. Take the blue line down to the "Basilica S... More
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Response from BarbaraT20162016 | Reviewed this property |
There is ametro just 100 mt from the Basilica. Metro B: metro stop San Paolo
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