Basilica Di Santa Prassede1685 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Via di Santa Prassede, 9, 00184 Roma, Italy, Rome
- Timings: 07:30 am - 06:30 pm Details
- Phone: +396-4882456
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Church, Religious Site
Known for its mosaics, this 9th century church is dedicated to Saint Praxedes, an early Christian heroin who hid the Christians in a well trying to escape the hounding and respectfully buried who couldn’t survive.
The position of the historic well is marked by a marble disk on the floor of the nave. The mosaics are attributed to several artists ushered in by Pope Paschal I from Byzantium. The frescoes rightfully bear the hallmark of their eastern creators in bold gold marked with Christian symbolism.
The Fresco of Paschal whose head is shadowed by a blue nimbus, the Cappella di San Zenone which includes the piece of column to which Christ was tied to in Jersualem is worth observing.
Basilica Di Santa Prassede Travel Tips
- Maintain peace.
- Modest dressing is recommended.
How to Reach Basilica Di Santa Prassede
- Bus 16, 714
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3.68% of people who visit Rome include Basilica Di Santa Prassede in their plan
52.17% of people start their Basilica Di Santa Prassede visit around 4 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Basilica Di Santa Prassede
76.67% of people prefer walking in order to reach Basilica Di Santa Prassede