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Santa Maria in via Lata

Via del Corso 306, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 8339 6276
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13 Jul 2017
“I'll give you a tour!”
12 Jun 2017
“Apostle Paul's Jail and Crypt”
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Via del Corso 306, 00186 Rome, Italy
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Come in the afternoon on the second Sunday of the month (after 3:00 during most of the year, or after 4:00 May through September) for a 20-minute guided tour in English. Whether or not it was the house-prison of St. Paul, this archaeological site points...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

The church is beautiful, but we visited to see St. Paul's Crypt in the basement (2 Euros per person). It was discovered some time ago that the church's location was the same that Paul describes in Colossans 4:18 as his prison. It's very dark, dank,...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

Under the church is a dark crypt area (small admission fee) where allegedly St. Paul spent two years under house arrest, waiting for his trial. The frescoes have been removed but there are a few copies. Not much to see. There is limited information in...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

The Via del Corso is not all about shopping ;+). We dropped in to this beautiful church while on a shopping expedition on the Corso and were thrille dto find the churhc offers Eucharistic Adoration in the afternoons. So apart from its Baroque beauty it...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2015

We came across the church by chance when we had free time which was to me a great discovery especially the cave under the church were St. Paul was kept a prisoner before his execution.

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Reviewed 14 May 2015

Santa Maria in via Lata is an interesting church found along Via del Corso, very near to San Marcello church, the Oratory of Santissimo Crosifisso and the Palazzo Doria Pamphilj. This is the church that is believed to have been built upon the location where...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2015

This church called out to me and I was thrilled by the experience.my family was busy shopping on the street and I was drawn to this simple house of prayer and as the historical significance dawned on me I was pleasantly overwhelmed.The crypt was fascinating...More

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