I have been all over the city and I've seen all of the churches but this one is one of my absolute favorites. It is little advertised, but it really is a gem. Don't miss this place. You will be so happy that you came...More
About Abbazia di San Paolo fuori le Mura
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A massive edifice of the Catholic church, important for many reasons but mainly as the resting place of S. Paolo. The building although huge is very serene - and beautifully cool on a hot summers day! The church is free but do not miss out...More
Because of it's size you don't notice other visitors and really feel as if the whole place belongs to you for that moment. Tranquil, impressive, lovely
One of the most beautiful papal basilica in Rome. As the name says, it's Outside the ancient Roman walls, because it was built over the burial place of St. Paul where he was executed (as per St. Peter in Vatican). It is one of the...More
The papal mosiacs were stunning! Absolutely worth the visit to this church, especially since it's super close to a metro station.
St Paul Outside the Walls is hardly in the suburbs. It was way out of the city when it was built, but now is within the city limits and easily accessible by subway or bus. St Paul's is one of the four major basilicas in...More
We almost stumbled on this magnificent Basillica as we walked by, having got off the nearby metro quite spontanously. The Church and its surrounds are historic and beautiful. The history and the profiles of the personages is very interestingly illustrated. A priest with his back...More
St. Paul Outside the Wall is a must see for anyone who knows the history of the papacy. The church itself is magnificent but the front doors and statues outside the entrance are breathtaking.
We were fortunate to be able to attend Papal Vespers in this vast basilica. Queues for security checks were long, but it was reassuring to know that safety was a priority. It was a very special privilege to be present, and to see The Pope...More