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Church of Sant’Urbano

Chiesa di Sant’Urbano

This is an ancient temple, converted into a church in the ninth century, overlooking the valley of the River Almone, today the Valley of the Caffarella.

The building’s current look may be attributed to radical restructuring undertaken in 1934 during the papal reign of Urban VIII, who had a brick wall added between the columns (once part  of a portico) as well as a  bell tower erected on top of the roof. Originally it was a small prostyle temple, tetrastyle in brick, dedicated to the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, with four columns embedded in its façade and an architrave made of pentelic marble.

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Address 
POINT (12.535798 41.846024)
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La chiesa è visitabile solo in occasione di visite organizzate.
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Contacts 
Web site: 
www.sovraintendenzaroma.it/i_luoghi/roma_antica/monumenti/annia_regilla_sant_urbano
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Location

Chiesa di Sant'Urbano alla Caffarella, Via Appia Pignatelli, 65
Via Appia Pignatelli, 65
41° 50' 45.6864" N, 12° 32' 8.8728" E

 

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