The Basilica of San Clemente in Rome, dedicated to Pope Clement I, located in the valley between the Esquiline and Celio, on the road which connects the Colosseum to the Lateran, in the Monti. He is currently governed by the Irish Province of the Dominicans. Has the dignity of a minor basilica.
Although it was built in the early twelfth century by Pope Paschal II, after the destruction of this part of the city in 1084 by the Normans of Robert Guiscard, with its atrium, its choir enclosed by a marble enclosure and its ambos , is the perfect model of the ancient basilicas of Rome. Paschal II followed on a smaller scale, the lines of an older church, and used, adapted, although various materials. Some plutei of the choir (schola cantorum), for example, dates back to Pope John II (533-535).
Weekdays, from 09.00 to 12.30 from 15.00 to 18.00
The last entry is at 12.00 and 17.30
On Sundays and public holidays, from 12.15 to 18.00
The last entry is at 17.30
The last entry to visit the archaeological excavations will be 30 minutes before closing.
Underground entrance ticket price:
- Adults (full) € 10.00 a person
- Children up to 16 years accompanied by parents free of charge
- Children up to 16 years NOT accompanied by parents (reduced) € 5.00 a person
- Students up to 26 years with student card (reduced) € 5.00 a person
- Groups € 5.00 a person
- Schools € 5.00 a person (1 free every 10 pax)
- for guide service bookable on request.