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Santa Maria in Cosmedin

14 locals recommend
Location
18 Piazza della Bocca della Verità
Roma, Lazio 00186
Phone+39 06 678 7759
Website060608.it
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 9:30 AM

Tips from locals

Stefano
Stefano
July 12, 2019
Santa Maria in Cosmedin is a minor basilica built during the Middle Ages, renowned for "La Bocca della Verità" (Mouth of Truth), located on the north side of the church. Legend has it that if a person places his or her hand in the mouth of the statue and lies, the mouth will close and cut their hand…
Federico Eugenio
Federico Eugenio
August 22, 2018
The most beautiful example of the Romanesque church town. On the porch of the church, the famous "Mouth of Truth" (Also appearing in the movie "Roman Holiday" by Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn), a Roman man-shaped mound. Legend tells that the "Mouth of Truth" cut the liar's hand if it put it in…
Federico Eugenio
Federico Eugenio
December 01, 2017
The most beautiful example of the Romanesque church town. On the porch of the church, the famous "Mouth of Truth" (Also appearing in the movie "Roman Holiday" by Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn), a Roman man-shaped mound. Legend tells that the "Mouth of Truth" cut the liar's hand if it put it in…