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“A must-see off the beaten path, just near the Colosseum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Basilica di San Clemente al Laterano

Basilica di San Clemente al Laterano
Via Labicana 95, 00184 Rome, Italy (Monti)
+39 06 774 0021
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Owner description: Constructed between 1110 and 1130, this church of San Clemente is not one, but three churches built one above the other, with ruins dating from the earliest Christian times.
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“A must-see off the beaten path, just near the Colosseum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

A church built on top of a church built on top of a church built on top of a roman house. Amazing to walk down the four stories through the ancient times.
This was a great find.

Visited October 2012
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“Mystery, Beauty and History Underground”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

We've been to this lovely Church behind the Colosseum, with it's beautiful mosaics before, but did not appreciate it's true import until we took a tour from Through Eternity Tours. Gabriel was our wonderful guide through the amazing maze of history. The memories are very much with me still as I google for more information. Feast for thought.

Visited November 2012
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“great history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

This is a beautiful 12th century church,very well restored,but with something extra. Underneath are ruins of an earlier church and also ruins of a 2nd century temple to a Persian bull god. wonderful atmosphere as you walk through the digginds for a small fee.

Visited November 2012
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“Must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

This is situated just after the Colesseum. It is so beautiful and you must visit the 2floors under the basilica . It is fascinating and weel worth a visit.

Visited November 2012
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“Worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Lots of crowds and awe inspiring. Went to Rome to see the sites and wouldnt have missed this one. We took in as part of an organised tour which we did to avoid the queus

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