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Piazza della Bocca della Verita

Piazza della Bocca della Verita | Ripa, Rome, Italy
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Piazza della Bocca della Verita | Ripa, Rome, Italy
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"santa maria in cosmedin"
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"mouth of truth"
in 39 reviews
"roman holiday"
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"open mouth"
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"ancient forum"
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"metro station"
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"donation"
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"church"
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"queue"
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"piazza"
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"stone"
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"triton"
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"fountain"
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Home to the mouth of truth, that iconic scene from Roman Holiday. Be prepared to wait in line for a while

Thank CodyMav
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This is far busier now. The mouth of truth is fascinating to see. Queuing doesn't take long as guide ensures smooth flow of people. Nice to have picture taken by. As you leave and go through bascilica . You are allowed into the crypt but...More

Thank kebav
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Piazza della Bocca della Verita is a place worth visiting. It is in a very busy area, but it is virtually surrounded by history. There are several temples, and Arches at least one fountain, a park and other things worth seeing. The piazza was named...More

Thank Dimitris L
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Super easy to find, very easy to get from Circo Massimo (metro station). Opens at 9:30, but the line is already there. Don't worry, it goes super fast. When you've made some pictures with the Mouth, you are entering Basilica (make sure you're dressed properly)....More

Thank toria_garin
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Bocca della Veritá is the famous stone with the open mouth, which is in the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin. But on the square there are much more, there are two Roman temples and a fountain. The Tempio di Potuno and the Tempio di...More

Thank 545medva
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The Piazza is nice and very near the river, though the road is busy. Worth a wander if you're in a queue for the Bocca.

Thank Matvl
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Around this square there are several interesting things - the mouth of the truth, the Santa Maria church in Kosmedin and an ancient small forum with two temples in it. To see the 'mouth of truth' should be waiting in line.

Thank Ogi0
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived here early (10am) and the line was already walked out and down. We waited for 30 minutes and finally had enough. Not really worth going over for. If you are on a fast paced city visit, this place is a time-sucker and not...More

1  Thank mabellejee
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Queued up for around 10-15 minutes and had a photo with my hand in its mouth. We didn't pay anything and had a quick look around the church which was nice inside. It's just one of those touristy things to do in Rome and tick...More

Thank ChesterChezza
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Visited in June 2016 and sure there was queue of people, but go to Colosseo for a proper one :) First of all the queue is doable, goes very fast, since everybody is allowed to take 1 picture (sure everybody is cheating including me and...More

1  Thank Lanai Yasmin A
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