Located at the base of the Capitoline Hill above the Forum, this ancient prison is said to be where St. Peter and Paul were held before their execution in Rome.
Quick Facts on the Mamertine Prison
- Other names
- Mamertine Prison
Mamertine Prison, Rome
San Guiseppe dei Falegnami
San Pietro in Carcare
- 7th/6th C BCE
- Opening hours
- Daily 9-12:30 and 2-5
- Free; donations requested at the entrance.
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