Great place to escape from the crowds. Peaceful and colorful with a lovely inner garden and a little fountain with goldfish.
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We loved this interesting church right up the main road from the Colosseum. It has a 1700 built nativity set which is enormous and accessed opposite door to the church entrance. The church has a glass wall where you can view the inside of one...More
On our mission to see Nativity Sets in as many churches as we could at Christmas, we knew we could not miss this church. Saint Cosmas and Damien Church sits in one of the most beautiful settings. You can feel the history that surrounds this...More
A wonderful small church just next to roman Forum and Coliseum. Perhaps for this reason, not well kniwn. But wonderful mosaics and a very cheerful and colorful altar. Worth visiting, as there is a medieval presepio from Napoli as well.
Very quiet with some spectacular mosaics. There is a 'presepe' which is the equal of anything I've seen in Naples - although this is not always available to see. This Basilica is well worth visiting and can be a little oasis of calm and tranquillity...More
A beautiful church, and very quiet in an otherwise very tourist-saturated area. There are a number of distinctive features. The first Thing you notice is the beautiful clositer on your way to the entrance of the church proper. When you enter, there is a large...More
Facing Via dei Fori Imperiali, Basilica Santi Cosma e Damiano was built around 1000 AD. Inside are artifacts rescued from other Roman sites (marble slabs from Forma Urbis Romae) and some of the finest mosaics. At the rear of the church, right next to Via...More
Small church tucked away near the Antonius/Faustina entrance to the Forum. Contains a beautiful courtyard with a central fountain and plants. It was silent when I visited around noon on a Saturday, and you could hear the water splashing and the light breeze caressing the...More
The round so-called Temple of Romulus is attached to the rectangular church of Santi Cosma e Damiano (which has a beautiful cloister). In past visits, I have seen the Temple under reconstruction. Now it is open to the public and is worth visiting. The entrance...More