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Typology: Parish Church, Small Basilica


Address: Piazza della Cancelleria, 1
Zone: Rione Parione (Navona-Campo de' Fiori) (Roma centro)
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Telephone: +39 06 69887521
Fax: +39 06 68891661

Opening times

Every Days  from 7.30am to 12.00pm  and from 16.30pm to 19.30pm
Sunday from 8.30am to 13.00pm  and from 17.00am to 20.00pm
Visitors are not  allowed  during  Mass (religious services)
For services schedule please refer to:
Opening times are subject to change. Please call the Church


SAN LORENZO IN DAMASO In order to enter the Basilica, inside the“Palazzo della Cancelleria”, one must cross the portal rebuilt by Vignola inthe second half of the C.XVI century. The first building dates back to 380, for PopeDamaso’s will, but itlater underwentlater on there had been manytransformations and restylings. Among the architects who have worked on theproject of the church, there are Vignola, Bramante, Gian Lorenzo Bernini,Giuseppe Valadier and Virginio Vespignani. The interior has a   late   fifteenth- centurythree nave plan and is richly decorated with marbles and  nineteenth gildings;. One may also findworks ofby Corrado Giaquinto, Sebastiano Conca,Stefano Maderno and Federico Zuccari’s slate altar piece can be found.

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Last checked: 2018-01-11 10:26