Santa Prassede Rome, Italy c. 820
A hidden gem near Santa Maria Maggiore, this 9th-century basilica has glorious Byzantine mosaics. Also here is a piece of the scourging column of Christ and other relics.
Quick Facts Quick Facts on Santa Prassede
- Go Historic ID
- Santa PrassedeBasilica di Santa Prassede
- 41.896411° N, 12.498655° E
- main dates
- 820 constructed
- 9/a Via de Santa Prassede/Via San Martino ai Monti
- 06 48 82 456
Rome Day 4Posted November 18, 2010 by Holly Hayes Part of: UK and Western Europe
Our last full day in Rome (Sat Nov 13) had a much lighter agenda, but we still got a whole lot of exercise. The main goal of the day was to visit the Colosseum before it closed and squeeze in a couple more churches. We more or less made a beeline for the Colosseum in the morning, but made a stop at a church I really…
- Matilda Webb. The Churches and Catacombs of Early Christian Rome: A Comprehensive Guide. Sussex Academic Press: Brighton. 2001. Print.