060608


Roma Capitale
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Typology: Parish Church, Small Basilica

Address

Address: Piazza Sidney Sonnino, 44
Zone: Rione Trastevere (Gianicolo) (Roma centro)
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Contacts

Telephone: +39 06 5810076 - 06 5897192

Opening times

Weekdays 7.00am-11.30am 4.00pm-7.30pm 
Holidays 8.00am-1.00pm 4.00pm-7.30pm

Massses
Weekdays 7.30am 8.00am 9.00am 10.00am 6.00pm
Holidays 8.30am 10.00am 11.00am 12.30pm 6.00pm
Days before a holiday 6.00pm
During the mass is not possible to visit the church
Visit to the excavations
Weekdays 7.30am-11.30am 4.00pm-7.00pm
Holidays 8.00am-1.00pm 4.00pm-7.00pm

Today's events

Current manifestations

Concerti per Organo e altri strumenti (Music) from 2014-10-02 to 2014-10-23

Description

At the beginning of Viale di Trastevere is the church of San Crisogono. The church was built before 499 and restored in 1129. Afterwards it was restored in 1626 by Gian Battista Sorìa for Cardinal Scipione Caffarelli Borghese and again in 1866. The simple façade with a tympanum has a wide Dorian portico with four granite columns among two side pilaster structures, on top of them is a parade of vases, as well as eagles and bourgeoise dragons. The massive Romanesque bell-tower (1124) is crowned by a cusp, over which one may see the side of the church and the apse dating back to the 12th century. The interior of the basilica is divided by three naves with twentytwo antique granite columns with stucco capitals, added up during the restoration occurred in 1600, and was decorated by Pietro Cavallini, whose school also carried out the absidal mosaic. Two porphyry columns, the biggest ones in Rome, support the triumphal arch. The nice cosmatesque floor covers the entire surface of the church. In the seventeen-century ceiling with carved and golden coffers with a light blue background is a copy of the Thriumph of St Crisogono, a marvellous work by Guercino.

Services

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Last checked: 2014-07-17 14:57