Mausoleo di Santa Costanza, Rome

4.8
#71 of 524 in Historic Sites in Rome
Built during the 4th century by Emperor Constantine as a mausoleum for his daughter, Mausoleo di Santa Costanza remains one of the earliest Christian buildings with a central dome. The interior mosaics, once a key component of the mausoleum's decorations, no longer exist. The ambulatory contains two apses, each with mosaics depicting Christ Pantocrator, probably dating back the 5th and 7th centuries. Plan to visit Mausoleo di Santa Costanza and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Rome attractions using our Rome online visit planner.
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  • This is definitely off the beaten track, but well worth it. The ceiling is absolutely beautiful - I have seen nothing similar elsewhere in Rome.  more »
  • This site is one amongst many historical ruins to be visited along the fabulous Appian Way. It is picturesque, atmospheric and very interesting. As well as the obvious historical interest, there is.....  more »
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  • Beautiful coffin in a hidden church. One of Rome's hidden pearls
  • One of the best and not well known churc in Rome

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