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Typology: Non Parish Church

Address

Address: Via di Porta San Sebastiano
Zone: Quartiere Appio Latino (Roma sud)
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Contacts

Telephone: +39 338 4916838

Opening times

Saturday 10.00am - 04pm
Sunday 10.00am-12.00am
Closed in August
Visitors are not  allowed  during  Mass (religious services)
For services schedule please refer to:
Opening times are subject to change. Please call the Church

Masses:
Holidays 11.30am

 

Scheduled events

Description

This church was built on the ruins of a Roman building dating back to the second century A.D. and rebuilt at the end of the 16th century, probably by Giacomo della Porta, who did the pilaster façade on a high basement adorned by mirrors and preceded by a prothyrum. In front of the church, in the middle of a flower bed is an antique granite column with a cross. The interior is very simple and severe, with a rectangular room, an elegant ceiling with golden panels on a light blue background together with insignia of Pope Clemens VIII and a figure of the appointed Saint. TAre worth mentioning the two marble angels by the sides of a grated window that brightened the lower crypt in the act of opening a curtain (and part of a funeral monument dating back to the 15th century). The underground is adorned by a mosaic-floor that covers the whole church, with black and white marine representations, belonging to the building since the second century.
Last checked: 2017-02-20 12:50