Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, Rome

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Often overlooked by non-pilgrims, the Basilica di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme is located just down the road from St. John Lateran in Rome. It includes the private chapel of St. Helen (Emperor Constantine's mother), which occupies part of her 4th-century palace; an impressive collection of relics brought by Helen from Jerusalem (including parts of the True Cross and Doubting Thomas' finger); and a full-size replica of the Shroud of Turin.

Go Historic ID
318265
Short URL
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Names
Santa Croce in Gerusalemme
Address
Piazza di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme
Rome, Italy
Coordinates
41.888094° N, 12.515928° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015

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