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Basilica Di Santa Prassede

Via di Santa Prassede 9, Rome, Italy
+39 06 488 2456
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“small church” (16 reviews)
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Via di Santa Prassede 9, Rome, Italy
Monti
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1 - 10 of 317 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So unexpected a find off the Via Merulana. So understated, so beautiful, so old. The mosaics so beautiful.

Thank 246Lizzie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't make the mistake of missing this church when visiting nearby Santa Maria Maggiore. The mosaics are a real treat--not just the ones in the apse but also the ones in the small side chapels, which may not get as much natural light but you...More

Thank malb465
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Parallel to Via Merulana, runs near Santa Maria Maggiore, via Santa Prassede. On the right, a wall and a flashy door are introduced to the church of Santa Prassede; is a side entrance, which introduces the right nave of one of the most fascinating places...More

Thank Kri_12
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is a lovely old church with ancient frescoes near the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. I recommend stopping by before of after visiting Maggiore.

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is an incredibly beautiful Byzantine church built in the 800's not far off the beaten path near the Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome. We accidentally found it after visiting the area and was very amazed at the beautiful interior full of colorful mosaic....More

1  Thank dhlchung
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Tucked in a back street 200m from Santa Maria Maggiore, this is the most beautiful church we have visited in Rome. The Byzantine mosaics are breathtaking. Do not miss it!

Thank helidjha
Reviewed 15 October 2017

A very little church near S.MariaMaggiore. Fantastic mozaics.quiet place,i think: unknown for turists,but must see

Thank DrSzondy M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The basilica Di Santa Pressede is a marvelous piece of architecture with interiors quite unique for Rome. The Eastern Christian mosaics make it a bridge between the Orthodox and Catholic canons in art. While in the city center, the temple is not on the main...More

Thank Иван К
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Everyone talks about the mosaics here, especially the chapel of St. Zeno. Across the church, on the left side of the alter is a small chapel with a mosaic of Mary. If you take a picture of this (no flash) or look through you phone...More

1  Thank A2freqtrav
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Basilica Di Santa Prassede was close to our hotel so we passed by and thought we'd have a quick look inside. It was amazing. The interior of the building is a real discovery. It is lovely to at and it has some really stunning paintings...More

Thank Dimitris L
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Christina H
26 June 2015|
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Response from Qualnurse | Reviewed this property |
Just like the other responses here. As I recall it was 1 euro coin to light the mosaics and there was a donation box, but no fee to enter.
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jefyuaz
3 March 2015|
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Response from 35yrdream | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is fairly wheelchair friendly except the crypt which has stairs. The street level pavement near the entrance has a step, what I can't remember is if the gradient reduces to nil at street level. Also there is a small... More
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Dottie S
9 January 2015|
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Response from jane s | Reviewed this property |
Usually from 7 or 7.30am till noon, then 4 - 6. Avoid church service times (Sundays). Though you can enter and pretend to be part of the service - just don't act like a tourist!
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