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Basilica Santa Francesca Romana

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Our wedding

Is the church in the middle of ROME. Is the place where we had our wedding with a lot of people... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Luca D
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Very nice church

After all the tiredness of walking to the Colosseum and walking at the Foro Romano it was nice to... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
Caddington, United Kingdom
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Piazza di Santa Francesca Romana 4, 00186 Rome, Italy
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
+39 06 679 5528
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Is the church in the middle of ROME. Is the place where we had our wedding with a lot of people that remained full of emotions. Is the place where there are signs of our Christian’s history. Is THE place

Thank Luca D
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Santa Francesca Romano located in front of Monument of Emanuelle Vittorio II, im front of the Forum Romano complex

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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

After all the tiredness of walking to the Colosseum and walking at the Foro Romano it was nice to do this last. Reason was because it was a nice place to just relax and pray for anyone who needed it. Great paintings and history to...More

Thank mo_aiguille
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a magic, romantic and spiritual place exactly in the middle of Ancient Rome where you can feel the eternal story of human beings.

Thank Luca D
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We chanced on this church accidentally, but we are so glad we went in - the scent of centuries of incense set the scene for a truly atmospheric visit. The mosaics above the altar are glorious, and I loved the chubby cherubic faces on the...More

Thank Quaintrelle R
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Santa Francesca Romana is an old 10th century church. Its Bell Tower can be seen from afar and it's worth seeing from up close. There are some lovely art works inside and the architecture is rather good.

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed September 2, 2017

If you are at the Palatina Hill, above the Forum Romanum you will see this church. It has a wonderful mosaics inside, and it is worth to visit.

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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Just above the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill . Basilica Santa Francesca Romana previously known as Santa Maria Nova is a beautiful 10 th centuries church in Rome . The church was undergone changed and addition of Campanile was added . I like the apse...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2017

Above the Roman Forum about 40 meters high is the Palatine Hill the center-most of the seven hills in Rome. There it stood the Church of Santa Francesca Romana. From its history and information, Saint Francesca Romana has been named the patron of car drivers,...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed May 24, 2017

was the original name, but now known as Santa Francesca Romana, is tucked away between the Coliseum and the Roman Forum, and dates from the mid 10th century. Inside the church is the statuary "Our Lady of Tenderness" and the remains St Frances of Rome...More

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Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
If all roads lead to Rome, then they all end here.
Piazza Venezia and the Ancient City are the very
epicenter of the Eternal City. Within a 360-degree
turn, Roman history unrolls in front of you, from its
ancient beginnings to its 21st century
transformations. Whether it’s those historical
playgrounds known as the Roman and Imperial Forums, or
the side-street shops, trattorie, and churches, this
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Response from Rcdown78 | Reviewed this property |
No Forum ticket or any other ticket needed. BUT, it is hard to find the access path...at least it was for us, and our mapping apps were worthless at best and misleading at worst. Try this to get there, as it is a wonderful... More