Basilica of Saint Augustine

About the Basilica of Saint Augustine

This Basilica was one of the first churches built during the Renaissance period. More importantly, it contains the relic of Saint Monica, who spent most of her life trying to convince her family to convert to Christianity. She was eventually successful and became known for her unwavering determination. Today, the Basilica is home to several pieces of artwork, such as: a Guercino canva of Saint Augustine, a fresco painting of the Prophet Isaiah by Raphael, and a Baroque painting by Caravaggio. 

General Information

Address: Piazza di Sant’Agostino 80, 00186 Rome



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Ticket Prices


There may be a fee to attend concerts at the Basilica.

Public Transportation

Several buses stop along Corso del Rinascimento.

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Hours of Operation

7:30 am to 12 pm and 4 pm to 7:30 pm – Daily

Useful Information

Dress conservatively – thin strapped shirts and short shorts are prohibited. As an alternative, carry a scarf to cover your shoulders and legs while visiting the Basilica.

There are many vendors around Rome that sell cheap scarves.

The Basilica is also known as the Basilica di Sant Eustachio in Campo Marzio and Church of Saint Augustine.

Regular concerts are held at the basilica.

Attractions near the Basilica

Santa Maria Sopra Minerva

Piazza Navona


Palazzo Altemps