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.

Facts & Stats on San Lorenzo fuori le Mura

Go Historic ID
318271
Names
San Lorenzo fuori le Mura
Basilica di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura
Basilica of Saint Lawrence outside the Walls
Dates
5th-6th, 13th C

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
3 Piazzale del Verano, Via Tiburtina
Rome, Italy
00185
Contact
06 49 15 11

Resources for San Lorenzo fuori le Mura

  1. The Churches and Catacombs of Early Christian Rome: A Comprehensive Guide

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
San Lorenzo fuori le Mura - Rome, Italy