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Basilica Di Santa Prassede

Via di Santa Prassede 9, Rome, Italy
+39 06 488 2456
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Via di Santa Prassede 9, Rome, Italy
+39 06 488 2456
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There was hardly a soul in the basilica when we visited. I suspect this is in part down to the fact that it is not exactly easy to find. However, it is one of those place you need to take the time to find and...More

Thank Evets54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting the Basilica was not originally on my list of places to see. However, I am glad I went. the ceilings are masterpieces, the map room amazing and although work was being done inside it provided some great views.

Thank Calex50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seems slightly undiscovered but this just made it nice and quiet. Amazing ceilings and quite simple really but well worth a visit.

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Worth a trip on its own, it's a mandatory stop if you are visiting SM Maggiore as it's just across and down a short alley. The mosaics are wonderful and very accessible. And literally no crowds which is a shame as it deserves more attention.

Thank Lyn&MarkfromOz
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Built around the IXth century it still looks magnificent. The beautiful fresco's and mosaics are a think to stop and admire the beauty. Indeed worth visiting

Thank hotpanpizza
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This church is close to Santa Maria Maggiore, and while it isn't as large or well-known, I prefer Santa Prassede. It's marvelous mosaics shine. It was built by Pope Paschal, who included himself with the saints surrounding Jesus! He's the farthest to the left with...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The mosaics were breathtaking. Smaller church off a main street- well worth the visit if you want to see a medieval chapel and the glory of the mosaics. There is no charge to enter but a 2 euro charge to run the lights in the...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

We had to run in the rain to reach in time the church (closed 12-16). It is fantastic from inside but looks ordinary from outside. Medieval mosaics in very good state.

Thank Visitor777777
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Tucked away just around the corner from the much larger Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, this unassuming church might not seem like much from the outside, but is beautiful in its own right, housing some gorgeous Byzantine mosaics. The church is a nice contrast to...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A beautiful church, walking on holy grounds it felt like. Mosiac art, beautiful icons. Very much worth taking the time out of you itinerary.

Thank Caroline P
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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.
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
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!