Santa Croce in Gerusalemme Rome, Italy 4C, !2C, 18C
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.
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- Santa Croce in GerusalemmeBasilica of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem
- 41.888094° N, 12.515928° E
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Rome Day 2Posted November 16, 2010 by Holly Hayes Part of: UK and Western Europe
Greetings from beautiful Venice, where it has rained most of the evening but it is spectacular anyway. We are here for three nights, and look forward to a full day of exploring tomorrow. But first, there is more Rome to share. Thursday morning our walking route took us past two nice surprises - a supermarket…
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