A three-tiered Basilica, each layer with its own story in history and remains from those times.
The Basilica di San Clemente is a Roman Catholic minor basilica which was dedicated to Pope Clement I. The present basilica dates back to the 1100's but that is only one part of the three tiered structure. Underneath the present basilica is another dating back to the 4th century which was originally the home of a Roman nobleman, below this basilica sits the remains of an ancient pagan temple. The history of this building is fascinating, interesting and is worth coming to see the frescoes, mosaics and spectacular artwork.
Basilica San Clemente allows you to step back in time and discover the history, architecture and uncover the basilica of the 4th century. Then head underground to explore the ancient pagan temple. The mosaics, frescoes and artworks enable you to see the different stages of history and the changing face of the structures throughout the centuries.
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