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Basilica Di San Bartolomeo all'Isola

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Small church on small island

Basilica Di San Bartolomeo is located on Tiber island and has nice small square front of it. It is... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Helsinki, Finland
Beautiful tiny church with multiple altars

Highly decorated church with six small side altars and three front altars. All highly and... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Piazza di San Bartolomeo All'Isola 22, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

I have always been fascinated by the martyrdom of San Bartolomeo. During our visit to Rome in May, we took time and visited the place. The river, the bridge and the Basilica complex were beautiful and we were very excited about what to come. Unfortunately...More

Thank Edchenck
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Basilica Di San Bartolomeo is located on Tiber island and has nice small square front of it. It is minor basilica and was built year 998. Its significance is not in size, but it holds relics of one of the 12 apostles- You guessed correctly...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Visited this basillica on a very wet day, so didn’t walk round the island and really regret not being able to explore as reading about the island there is lots more to see, the basillica is as beautiful as all th others in Rome

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

We visited this church whilst going to the Isola on the River Tiber , the views around the isola and the church are fantastic , The isola was covered in marble to make it look like a ship in Roman times & the prow is...More

Thank Phil570
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Highly decorated church with six small side altars and three front altars. All highly and differently decorated. Lots paintings and icons and almost no tourists. Great place to study religious art or to pray.

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Another beautiful church near the Jewish Ghetto. We enjoyed the church it was not as crowded as the others. You are able to prayer there without the noise.

Thank Dot C
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I was just here a few weeks ago during my 2 week stay in which I visited all of the tombs of the apostles in Italy. This basilica is not hard to find as it is on the only island in the Tiber River. I...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

an interesting visit in an island in the middle of Tiber river. Very nice. Not to far one of the most famous trattoria of Rome, Sora Lella

Thank andreaoceandiver
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Very nice, serene church with a simple, beautiful interior. We tried to see as many small churches on our walks and this one was perfect to sit and pray.

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A common church,not very big,not very high,not very adorned facade.But it's a part of the lovely Tiberina island and it worth a short visit.

Thank zuv
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