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Basilica Papale San Paolo Fuori le Mura

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not to be missed. St Paul is buried under the main alter which you can see his crypt. This Church is massive & so understated compared to St Peter's. You can find peace & truly enjoy your time in this Church.

Thank Martha1105
Reviewed 1 week ago

I personally find this church the biggest surprise in Rome. The sheer size of it ! A bit far from the city but worth extra time

Thank desilva59
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited many churches while in Rome and both my wife and I agree that St. Pauls was the most beautiful and impressive (including St. Peters Basilica). St. Peters get's all the attention due to being in the Vatican but we were just awe struck...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Basilica is very impressive as well as sober compared to the other basilicas in Rome. It'stall marble columns give it a majestic and empowering profile, almost daunting because the basilica is scarcely furnished. The gardens are lovely. We didn't have time to visit the...More

Thank maria m
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Even if you are not a religious person, you will appreciate the beauty of the art inside this impressive Basilica

Thank Gustavo P
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Wow, this is a stunning building located just outside the old Roman walls, it is one of the four major Roman Basilicas, founded in the fifth century by the Roman Emperor Constantine I. On the day of our visit it seemed like most visitors were...More

2  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I arrived early in the morning and managed to avoid the heat I thought I had avoided the crowds but alas when I got inside there were hundreds of Pilgrims waiting for services to start I managed to view the beautiful facade but the crowds...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

at first glace, one can only imagine the enormous dimension of this Basilica Majore, one of the 4 Lateran churches. Despite the size, there is this perfect harmony of proportions and light, only to be found in buildings of th Italian architecture of these times....More

1  Thank gk174
Reviewed 26 July 2018

a short train ride from our hotel.very impressive.do not forget the Holy Door.no crowd.very good shop.

Thank LPY39
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Wow! What a Beautiful Basilica full of History - the Burial site of Saint Paul. We recommend exploring outside the "walls" of Rome. This site has less crowds you can sit and appreciate the beauty and history. The museum / access to the Benedictine Monastery...More

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