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Bocca della Verita, Rome

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Visit one of the world's most famous and peculiar artifacts at Bocca della Verita, in Rome's Basilica of Santa Maria in Cosmedin. Examine the famous marble image, carved in the likeness of a Roman river god, and ponder its original use and meaning. Historians believe that the giant slab, weighing about 1,300 kg (2,866 lbs) originally may have been a part of a Roman fountain or drain cover. Test your character by placing your hand inside the image's mouth, which, according to legend, will bite off the hands of those who lie. Put Bocca della Verita into our Rome vacation route planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Rome.
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  • 我們快五點抵達,已經有相當多人在排隊!還好隊伍前進很快,大概二十分鐘就排到了,服務人員很親切的協助拍攝,有趣的經驗~  more »
  • Probably only worth going to see for fans of Roman Holiday or as part of a longer wander - take in the Circus Maximus and the burial vaults of San Nicola in Carcere, Trastavere etc but it's free, not ...  more »
  • This medieval attraction was in principle a drain water drain. The legend that mozzasse the hand of mythological abiurasse double loyalty made her spouse. The movie "Roman holiday" made it famous. If you can address the code kilometers, take a picture.
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