San Lorenzo fuori le Mura
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The Papal basilic of Saint Lawrence outside the Wall (one of the seven pilgrimage churches of Rome)
The Minor Basilica of Saint Lawrence Outside the Walls is one of Rome’s oldest churches and houses the relics not only of Saint Lawrence but also of Saint Justin and Saint Stephen. It is one of the seven station churches of Rome. If all are visited by a pilgrim, then you are granted a plenary…
It is one of the seven churches in the pilgrimage. The "tour" dates back to the VII century and is 20 km long. It used to be completed in one day, but today most pilgrims split it in two.
San Lorenzo fuori le Mura (St. Lawrence outside the Walls) is an ancient basilica with a wealth of early Christian artifacts. Built over the grave of St. Lawrence (d.258). Beside San Lorenzo fuori le Mura, there are the with the final resting place of St. Lawrence. The church was built by Pope…