The church of San Cosimato is a church located in the city of Rome, Italy. It was originally built in the 10th century in the Trastevere rione and now includes the hospital known as "Nuovo Regina Margherita." Originally, it was built as a Benedictine monastery dedicated to Saints Cosmas and Damian, from whom it derives its name, and it carried the added designation of in mica aurea (“in the golden sand”) due to the presence of fluvial sand of yellowish color.The monastery was transferred from the jurisdiction of the Benedictine Order to that of the nuns known as the Recluses of Saint Damian (Recluse di san Damiano). From 1233, the church served as a hostel.Pope Sixtus IV had the church and monastery rebuilt in 1475, and after 1870, the convent was converted into a hospital. The façade of the church looks upon a public square that is also called San Cosimato. The church has a small Romanesque bell tower.The presbytery contains a fresco called Madonna and Child between Saints Francis and Claire, by Antonio del Massaro.To visit Piazza San Cosimato and get the most from your holiday in Rome, create itinerary details personal to you using our Rome online trip itinerary builder .
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Questa è una delle piazze più belle di Roma. La mattina il mercato rionale, il pomeriggio le famiglie con i bambini che giocano, la sera i tanti ristoranti tutti pieni e L notte i giovani romani e str... more »This is one of the most beautiful squares in Rome. In the morning the local market, in the afternoon families with children playing, in the evening the many restaurants all full and L night the young Romans and foreigners who enjoy it.
This is a popular market in the heart of Trastevere. You can buy local produce, vinegar, oil, and souvenir items, in addition to beautiful flowers. We discovered it as part of a walking tour we found ... more »
del mercato dalla mattina, il mercato che prende il nome dalla piazza che occupa. È una gioia guardare e odorare i vari alimenti messi in vendita. more »of the market from the morning, the market that takes its name from the square it occupies. It is a joy to watch and smell the various foods put on sale.
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