The San Basilio agli Orti Sallustiani Church is located in the Trevi district of Rome. This church follows the Byzantine rites. it was constructed in the late 17th century. Although located in the Trevi district, the church gave its name to the adjacent San Basilio district.
San Basilio agli Orti Sallustiani Church Rome
Address, Opening hours and Entrance fee
The address of the Chiesa di San Basilio agli Orti Sallustiani is Via di San Basilio, 14 – 00187 Rome. Bus: 61, 62, 85, 492, MA1, MA2, N1, N5, N12 Opening hours: Unknown. Entrance fee: Free.
History and description
The Chiesa di San Basilio agli Orti Sallustiani is dedicated to Basil of Caesarea (or Basil the Great), church father and founder of the Order of the Basilians.
The church was commissioned by the abbot Apolemone Agreste. Construction laste from 1680 to 1682.
Immediately adjacent to the church is a guest house run by the Basilian monks of Grottaferrata, which was restored in 1682.
Inside the church itself, there are several inscriptions commemorating various monks belonging to the order.
The Ordine Basiliano Italiano di Grottaferrata still holds possession of the church. They have to share the college with the Italian state, however.
What to see
The coat of arms of Abbot Agreste can be seen on the arches of the church.