This major pilgrimage basilica features a columned portico, 6th-century mosaic, catacombs, and lovely 12th-century cloister. It is dedicated to Lawrence, who was martyred by roasting on a gridiron.
Quick Facts on San Lorenzo fuori le Mura
- Other names
- San Lorenzo fuori le Mura
Basilica di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura
Basilica of Saint Lawrence outside the Walls
San Lorenzo fuori le Mura, Rome
- 5th-6th, 13th C
- Phone number
- 06 49 15 11
- Opening hours
- Open daily. Note that funerals are often held here; the basilica may not be visited during services.
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