San Clemente

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San Clemente HISTORY

San Clemente is a beautifully frescoed twelfth century historic basilica in Rome. However, whilst interesting in its own right, it is what lies underneath San Clemente which is a highlight to historians.

In the mid-nineteenth century, when San Clemente was excavated, it was discovered to have been built over both a fourth century church and a third century Temple of Mithras.

The former site is extremely well preserved and lined with faded frescos, whilst only one of the rooms of the Ancient Roman Temple of Mithras remains. There are also ruins of some Roman houses.

Visitors can descend under San Clemente to view these sites.

San Clemente TOURIST INFORMATION

DIRECTIONS TO San Clemente

San Clemente is located near Rome’s Colloseum. Buses 85, 87, 186 and 810 stop nearby. By metro, go to Manzioni (line A, exit at Viale Manzoni and walk ten minutes) or to Colosseo (line B, exit at Piazza del Colosseo and walk ten minutes).

LOCAL AMENITIES

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San Clemente OPENING TIMES AND TICKET PRICES

San Clemente and its excavations are open Mondays to Saturdays, 9am-12.30pm

San Clemente HISTORIC INFORMATION

NAME: San Clemente
CONTINENT: EUROPE
Alt Name:  -
Country: Italy
Period: Ancient Rome
Sub-Region: -
Date: 200AD - 299AD
City/Town: Rome
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Resorts: Rome,

CONTACT DETAILS

San Clemente ADDRESS

Piazza San Clemente, Via Labicana 95, 00184 Rome

San Clemente PHONE NUMBER

06 77 40 021

San Clemente EMAIL

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