St. Paul's outside the walls Basilica



About 2 Km away on the Via Ostiense rises the Basilica St. Paul outside the walls, built over the burial place of the Apostle of the Gentiles and consecrated in 324. The building of the first place of worship over St. Paul's tomb has been attributed to the Emperor Constantine. A larger basilica was erected by the Emperors Valentiniano II, Theodosius and Arcadius. Destroyed by fire in 1823, it was rebuilt on the same foundations and consecrated by Pope Pius IX.


St.Paul's outside the walls Basilica (Via Ostiense)

Metro B (San Paolo stop), bus 23, 170, 223, 673, 702, 707, 766




To reach other basilicas


To St.John: Metro B towards Termini and Metro A to St.John

To St.Mary Mayor: Metro B (Termini stop)

To St.Peter: Metro B towards Termini and Metro A to Ottaviano