Church of Sant’Agata in Trastevere

"Church of Sant’Agata in Trastevere" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Sunday 26th June 2011

It is of the numerous little oratories till now occupying Trastevere; they all received a common baroque restoration works in 17-18th centuries. The church of St.Agatha was probably erected on the place of the house of Gregory II, who transformed it in a church and a monastery.

Sant’Agata in Trastevere - front view at Largo San Giovanni De Matha
The simulacrum or the venerable wooden statue of the Madonna del Carmine is kept in the church and makes it directly connected with the traditions of Trastevere. Every year the next Saturday from the feast of this Madonna "Festa de noantri" is celebrated with the cycle of open-air spectacles, street lights and restaurants open till the late night. Local feast occurs in the month of July. It is also called Sant'Agata "Ad Colle Iacentes", since it used to be at the bottom of the Colli Gianicolensi.
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Church of Sant’Agata in Trastevere (Chiesa di Sant’Agata in Trastevere)
Largo San Giovanni De Matha, 91
00153, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione Trastevere (Gianicolo) (Roma centro)
Church of Sant’Agata in Trastevere is Shown By "Map J Zone" As "30"
Hours: Open daily from 9.00am-12.00am, 4.00pm-7.00pm. Masses Holidays 9.30am 5.00pm. Weekdays 5.00pm. During the Mass is not allowed to visit the Church.
Telephone: 0039 06 5803717

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