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San Giorgio in Velabro

Via del Velabro 19, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6920 4534
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One of Rome's Oldest Churches

The church of St. George is located behind the Arch of Janus, not far from the Tiber. The rather... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
Rome, Italy
San Giorgio in Velabro

One of my favorite churches situated in the ancient Roman velabrum. The church was incorporated... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2017
Della G
Coquitlam, Canada
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Via del Velabro 19, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6920 4534
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

The church of St. George is located behind the Arch of Janus, not far from the Tiber. The rather simple interior uses columns taken from ancient temples. A very peaceful church to visit. The ancient Arcus Argentariorum (arch of the moneychangers) is attached to the...More

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Reviewed January 19, 2017

One of my favorite churches situated in the ancient Roman velabrum. The church was incorporated with the ancient roman arch of the money changers (Arcus Argentariorum) and was dedicated to St. George. The church dates back to the 7th century and over time, it has...More

Thank Della G
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Located just behind The Arch of Janus is the plain but lovely Chiesa di San Giorgio in Velabro, built 7th century. It was originally dedicated to St Sebastian, who was thrown into the Cloaca Maxima, which is near the church. Decoration on the church comes...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Just around the corner from the farmers market and behind the Arco di Giano is a little church with a Roman arch attached. Apparently this church was regularly flooded so it has had several rebuilds. Interesting to note that the builders appear to have run...More

Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed April 7, 2016

We stumbled upon this church by chance when we were just exploring the area the first day we spend in Rome. The inside of the church looks simpler than the more popular tourist sites, but you can just see the authenticity of the architecture and...More

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Reviewed November 28, 2015

St. Giorgio of Velabro is nothing like highly decorated baroque churches. In the twenties of the last century it was restored so as to remind what it was when built in the7 th century. There are no paintings or frescoes, or statuary, only some ancient...More

Thank acorna
Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel next door and stumbled on this besutiful church. Rather than facing the heaving crowds in St Peters we went to the English mass here. There were 3 worshippers and x3 the number of Crosier Fathers. They made us feel very...More

1  Thank Ultan21
Reviewed December 12, 2013

Tucked away on a small street in the heart of historic Rome is this beautiful church of the 7th century which reflects the more ancient style of Roman basilica. This is a must visit for anyone wanting to see authentic and fascinating architecture in Rome.

1  Thank James H
Reviewed November 18, 2013

The Community of Crosiers Order of the Holy Cross look after this fascinating Church. Great historical surroundings include the Arch of Janus, The Forum Boarium , Palatine Hill, Imperial Forum (unfortunately the near by gate is now closed.)

1  Thank Planetisourown
Reviewed June 30, 2013

A beautiful church located near the Arch of Janus, the Mouth of Truth, and the Tiber. One of many wonderful churches in Rome, this one holds remains of St. George.

1  Thank Travelmomof2littles
Contrary to the chaos of the city, the Aventine is
Rome’s oasis. A neighborhood made up of a patchwork of
ancient churches, hidden gardens, private homes and
embassies, peace and quiet is top priority and the
vibe definitely friends and family. Take a walk around
the Aventine and you’ll find a treasure hunt of
surprises like the clever little keyhole at the
Knights of Malta entrance (the only place you’ll find
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