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Reviewed June 6, 2019

San Lorenzo Outside the Walls is on the Eastern side of the wall, just outside it. It is considered a minor papal basilica and does not seem to get as many visitors as other Pilgrimage churches, perhaps due to its location (and neighborhood). When we...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Marcus L
Reviewed February 11, 2019

When in Rome it strikes you that the Church of Rome really is a local Roman church. Many (though not all), of the saints of the Roman Canon of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, which includes the Virgin, St. Joseph, the Apostles and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

A return visit to this old, beautiful, unusual, and less visited Papal Basilica, and well worth the effort to escape the crowds and see something wonderful. It has one of the best Cosmati floors and is home to the relics of several Saints, most notably...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

A largely unvisited (by tourists), Church, San Lorenzo fuori le Mura is a minor Papal Basilica and one of the seven pilgrimage churches of Rome. It's located a little out of the historical centre, a short taxi ride or twenty minute walk east of Termini...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2015

Situated outside the Walls of the City of Rome - the Basilica is about 25mins walk from Mary Major or the main Train Station in Central Rome. Important to note that the Basilica is only open first thing in the morning and late in the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
5  Thank Gordon W
Reviewed August 31, 2015

A short cab trip, rather than a walk from the majority of central Rome's sites, but one that gives you a real feel for the original churches, how they were constructed and used. This Basilica is a far cry from the opulence of the Vatican...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is not only an old church but also an old fashioned one. Its building is uniquely related to 12-13th century: simple and far from the typical luxury. However, it is considerably original and clearly reflects its construction era's situation and culture.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed August 1, 2015

There are many churches in Rome -- far too many to visit in any length of days less than a year perhaps. But this church is worth visiting. You will need to take a cab to get to it but it is worth it. It...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank michael c
Reviewed July 8, 2015

This little known and seldom visited historic site was built in the 12th century and once owned by Emperor Constantine I. St. Lawrence, martyred in 253, as well as other saints and Fl. Pope Pius IX are buried at the Basilica which is the center...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed January 4, 2015

We actually got there at lunch time, so it was closed, but the attendant opened the church up for us, and allowed us to see it pretty much for as long as we wanted, but we couldn't turn the main lights on. Needless to say,...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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