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Typology: Church closed for worship


Address: Foro Romano
Zone: Rione Campitelli (Foro Romano- Campidoglio-P.Venezia) (Roma centro)
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Telephone: +39 06 480201 centralino della Soprintendenza

Opening times

9.00am - 6.30pm until 30 September 2019
9.00am - 3.30pm from 1 October 2019


25 December, 1 January, 1 May, first Sunday of the month from January to March and from October to December, 9 May, 5 June, 29 June, 23 September, 4 October, 4 November, 22 November, 18 December.
N.B. 2 June open 1.30pm to 6.30pm.


Full: 16,00
Reduced: € 2,00
EU members between 18 and 25 years old
Reservation fee: € 2,00

The ticket, valid for 1 day, includes:
only one entrance to the Roman Forum/Palatine Hill
entrance to 7 places with special access according to availabilities
- Neronian Cryptoporticus
- Palatine Museum
- Aula Isiaca - Loggia Mattei
- House of Augustus
- House of Livia
- Temple of Romulus
- Santa Maria Antiqua with the Oratory of the Forty Martyrs and the Domitian Ramp
- Domus Transitoria

Visitors who already have the ordinary ticket Colosseum-Roman Forum-Palatin Hill can buy on site a SUPER ticket that will allow access to the aforementioned 7 places.

Full: € 6.00
Reduced: € 2.00

EU members between 18 and 25 years old

Modalità di partecipazione: Booking required


It was built on the remainings of some buildings dating back to the second half of C.I, but the transformation into church very probably dates back to the era under Giustino II (567-578). It was often restored during the centuries. In 847, probably due to a earthquake, the church was abandoned but not forgotten. During C. XIII the church of S. Maria Liberatrice welled up on its ruins, where according to the legend Silvestro I defeated a dragon. The restoration of the antique S. Maria and the consequent demolition of the most recent church was decided in the early C. XX. The interior is based on three naves with small chapels in the end of the minor naves. Very interesting are also the two niches that can admire by the sides of the hall, probably dating back to the period before the collapse in C. IX.

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Last checked: 2019-03-11 16:47