San Lorenzo fuori le Mura Rome, Italy 5th-6th, 13th C
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.
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- San Lorenzo fuori le MuraBasilica di San Lorenzo fuori le MuraBasilica of Saint Lawrence outside the Walls
- 41.902583° N, 12.520846° E
- 3 Piazzale del Verano, Via Tiburtina00185
- 06 49 15 11
Rome Day 2Posted April 22, 2008 by Holly Hayes Part of: The Great European Road Trip
Ancient tombstone displayed in San Lorenzo Our second full day in Rome was a bit shorter, slower paced, and (sadly) a whole lot cloudier. Not surprisingly, neither of us was thrilled about getting up for the earliest shuttle bus again, so we headed out on the 10:30 bus and didn't arrive in the city until well after…
- Matilda Webb. The Churches and Catacombs of Early Christian Rome: A Comprehensive Guide. Sussex Academic Press: Brighton. 2001. Print.