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See the Saint Valentine's skullin Rome, Italy

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The skull of the couples patron Saint Valentine is kept in the Basilica of Saint Mary in Cosmedin here in Rome.
How to see the Saint Valentine's skull in Rome
The small church near the Tiber river is better known for "Mouth of Truth", but also you can find the skull of Saint Valentine here.

How to do?

1. Find the Basilica of Saint Mary in Cosmedin here in Rome: it's placed between the Circus Maximus and the Palantino, but closer to the river.
2. The skull is kept under the altar.

Where to do?

#4The Basilica of Saint Mary in Cosmedin in RomeThe Basilica of Saint Mary in Cosmedin

Quiet and calm church is better known for "mouth of truth" than for its architecture, but it deserves special attention.

Location: Piazza della Bocca della Verita, 18
Open hours: from 10:00 am till 17:00 pm

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Guest29 January 2022

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