Santa Cecilia in Trastevere
About Santa Cecilia in Trastevere
Pope Urban I founded the Basilica of Santa Cecilia in Trastevere during the 3rd century and dedicated it to a young Roman woman, Cecilia. In 822 AD, Pope Paschal I rebuilt the Basilica and moved Saint Cecilia’s body from the Catacomb of Callixtus to the church.
Address: Piazza di Santa Cecilia, 22, 00153 Rome
Tram 8 – Trastevere/Mastai stop
It is approximately 10 minutes walk to the Basilica
Hours of Operation
9:15 am to 12:45 pm and 4 pm to 6 pm – Daily
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.
Check out the Crypt and the Balcony – there is a €2.50 charge to use the lift.