Santa Maria in Trastevere ~ Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere

About Santa Maria in Trastevere

Santa Maria in Trastevere is one of the oldest churches in Rome. Inscription on the episcopal throne indicated it was dedicated to Mary, mother of Jesus. The church’s basic floor plan and wall structure date back to the 300’s AD, however it went through a major reconstruction in the 1100’s, under Pope Innocent II. Mosaics, by Pietro Cavallini, dating back to the late 13th century can be found in the church.

General Information

Address: Piazza di Santa Maria in Trastevere, 00153 Rome


Ticket Prices


Public Transportation

Tram 8 – Belli Stop

It is approximately 10 minutes walk to the Basilica

Several buses stop along Corso del Rinascimento

santa maria in trastevere hours

Hours of Operation

7:30 am to 9 pm – Daily

*The Basilica may close at 1 pm and reopen at 4 pm.

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.

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