getting there: bus H from Termini or Tram 8/stop Sonnino
open: weekdays 7:30-11:30 & 16:00-19:30, Sundays 8:00-13:00 & 16:00-19:30
information: is it advisable not to enter the church to sight-see during mass (mass times are posted in the entry)
In the 17th century with funds from Cardinal Scipione Borghese, the church was once again rebuilt and refurbished in the fashionable Baroque style. The Borghese family emblems of the eagle and dragon can be seen above the main doorway on the facade and in the decorations in the mosaic floor inside which dates from this renovation.
Sadly the ceiling that we see today is only a copy as the beautiful nave ceiling, a painting of the Apotheosis of the Saint by Guercino, was stolen by the French in the 19th century.
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