Go down to Temple of Mithras into the basement of the ancient basilica and knelt before the deity consent and sunlight :)
The small basilica near the Colosseum has Mithraeum - Temple of Mithras. It was found by accident and it was a real discovery among historians and lovers of antiquities.
Now Mithraeum allowed everyone to look at the ancient Iranian god who inspired awe and reverence in the old days, but quickly forgotten among Italians.
Mithraeum is a small room with a domed ceiling, there is the altar with the image of Mithras in the center.
Where to do?
Basilica of Saint Clement
This small and modest Basilica is located near the Colosseum and keeps the ancient treasures that will delight all lovers of antiquities.13
Location: via Labicana, 95
Open hours: from 8:00 am to 6:30 pm
entrance costs €10 (open hours for Mithraeum from 12:01 pm till 6:00 pm).
More things to do in Rome
Visit the Colosseum
This amphiteatre has almost two thousands years history. Touch the stones, that had seen the Ancient Rome. 4.5047Colosseum
Try a delicious cake made of unusual chestnut flour and olive oil.22
Sweet delicacy named zeppole - is an Italian donut field with a dilicious pasty cream and fried in boiling oil. 24
Try scamorza cheese
"Headless" or "hanged cheese" - epithets are awarded to the famous sсamorza, which is more than 100 years. 38
Have a dinner in trattoria
A cafe where is no menu, wine is served not in bottles, but in decanter locals like to visit for a cheap and well-rested meal. 47
The traditional italian dish "trippa" is made of beef tripe. Trippa can look like a soup or even like a fast-food.4
Try an authentic Italian dessert in its homeland, where it is prepared according to a special recipe from coffee, savoiardi cookies and mascarpone. 520
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