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Domine Quo Vadis

Via Appia Antica | At Via Ardeatina, Rome, Italy
+39 06 512 0441
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Via Appia Antica | At Via Ardeatina, Rome, Italy
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+39 06 512 0441
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Domine Quo Vadis site is a holy site for Christians, and a memorable site even for non-Christians. According to the Apocryphal Acts of Peter, Peter was fleeing from Rome along Via Appia Antica (Ancient Appia Way) to avoid possible crucifixion as a leader of Christians...More

1  Thank Jae L
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Really wanted to visit this church, but couldn't find open hours online and arrived when it was closed. very disappointing. Quo Vadis is one of my fav books

Thank Sami L
Reviewed 9 October 2016

After visiting the Catacombs de Castillo, the Domine Quo Vadis is right there. If you are a believer, you should make a stop. Hear about the story of Peter as he was leaving Rome.

Thank John B
Reviewed 7 October 2016

According to the Non Canonical Acts of Peter, St Peter decided to leave Rome. As he headed South the met the risen and ascended Lord going the other way? Quo Vadis, (where are your going) asked Peter Jesus replied"Romam eo iterum crucifigi" ("I am going...More

1  Thank Edward A
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

A small church that marks the spot where Peter asked a vision of Jesus, "Lord, where are you going?" Jesus replied, "I am coming to Rome to be crucified again." Peter reluctantly decided to join him back to town and was arrested and executed. The...More

Thank ExplorerGoddess
Reviewed 11 September 2016

As a child I loved the book Qvo Vadis -forget the old & newer Hollywood versions of this classic, just read the book. There are some more modern translations to English, so pick one up. This is a very tiny historic church. The oral tradition...More

Thank bubuli32
Reviewed 29 March 2016

At the beginning of Via Appia Antica there is this small church. It is not ancient, but still it is very pleasant and quiet.

1  Thank Irina S
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Our tour guide took us by this place, it was very interesting and he told us the story of the Jesus footprints.

3  Thank Kryss P
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Our guided tour started here and we learned that it was at this location that St. Peter has a vision of Jesus while he was fleeing Rome to escape persecution. They have a conversation and Jesus told him to return to Rome to accept his...More

1  Thank bonnie18bailey
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We came across this lovely little church a while back when we visited the catacombs. A simple little church with a lovely alter, saw the foot print of Jesus were he stood when he told St. peter that he was going back to Rome to...More

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Brrliner
What is the best way to reach Domine Quo Vadis? What do you recommend as a must see experience?
26 February 2017|
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Response from Edward A | Reviewed this property |
Bus 218 from San Giovanni Metro Station on Line A, Just watch for it on the left. It is a very small and not very impressive building but as a religious experience quite important.
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RobinH0781
Is the church open on Sundays? Is there a service? Do we need a ticket to enter?
12 September 2015|
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Response from Aniello S | Reviewed this property |
The church seems more a museum than a place where a priest does a regular service. I confirm that you do not need to pay any ticket to visit this church. When I was there nobody was around and the entrance was completely... More
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