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Santa Francesca Romana

Piazza di Santa Francesca Romana 4, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 679 5528
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Old church

Santa Francesca Romana is an old 10th century church. Its Bell Tower can be seen from afar and it's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia
Big 10 th century church

If you are at the Palatina Hill, above the Forum Romanum you will see this church. It has a... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Budapest, Hungary
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Piazza di Santa Francesca Romana 4, 00186 Rome, Italy
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
+39 06 679 5528
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Santa Francesca Romana is an old 10th century church. Its Bell Tower can be seen from afar and it's worth seeing from up close. There are some lovely art works inside and the architecture is rather good.

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 3 September 2017

If you are at the Palatina Hill, above the Forum Romanum you will see this church. It has a wonderful mosaics inside, and it is worth to visit.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Just above the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill . Basilica Santa Francesca Romana previously known as Santa Maria Nova is a beautiful 10 th centuries church in Rome . The church was undergone changed and addition of Campanile was added . I like the apse...More

Thank Suchanya S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Above the Roman Forum about 40 meters high is the Palatine Hill the center-most of the seven hills in Rome. There it stood the Church of Santa Francesca Romana. From its history and information, Saint Francesca Romana has been named the patron of car drivers,...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 24 May 2017

was the original name, but now known as Santa Francesca Romana, is tucked away between the Coliseum and the Roman Forum, and dates from the mid 10th century. Inside the church is the statuary "Our Lady of Tenderness" and the remains St Frances of Rome...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This church is located near the Roman forum and dates from the 10th century. It has undergone changes and additions over the centuries but the decoration inside is less than in a lot of other churches in Rome.

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

One of the biggest structures! Just under renovation so the outside is covered in scaffold the inside is also been renovated! Some of the structure was lost in an earth quake so it's hold together with metal ties. I'm sure as the restoration continues it...More

Thank Tracy E
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This lovely church dates back to 900AD, but is has adapted with time, with a lot of baroque features standing out. It is an interesting mix of style, but the all blend well together.

Thank jcrossBdV
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Santa Francesca Romana is located on Via Sacra in the Roman Forum to the west of the Colosseum. The original church was built in mid-900 AD, with the belfry added in the 1200's, and finally the bright white travertine façade on the front was added...More

Thank JT_Turner3
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This lovely historic basilica near the Colloseum is a bit hard to find on maps, and most mobile apps tend to get you lost...at least google maps and Waze did that for us. But the basilica itself is historic event, with a lovely icon of...More

Thank Rcdown78
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
If all roads lead to Rome, then they all end here.
Piazza Venezia and the Ancient City are the very
epicenter of the Eternal City. Within a 360-degree
turn, Roman history unrolls in front of you, from its
ancient beginnings to its 21st century
transformations. Whether it’s those historical
playgrounds known as the Roman and Imperial Forums, or
the side-street shops, trattorie, and churches, this
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Response from Rcdown78 | Reviewed this property |
No Forum ticket or any other ticket needed. BUT, it is hard to find the access path...at least it was for us, and our mapping apps were worthless at best and misleading at worst. Try this to get there, as it is a wonderful... More