The basilica of St. Bartholomew at the Island is more than one thousand years
old and is one of the most ancient presences of the Tiber island; it
is located in the South-East side of the island on the site of the ancient
temple of Aesculapius.
The extent of the matter led to split up this monograph into 6 different sections accessible from the menu under the title bar.
The history: from the end of X century up to nowadays through more than one thousand years the history of the basilica interlaces the island one between restorations and floodings.
Square and fašade: the architectonic evolution of the basilica and the faced square that acts as a proscenium
The inside: works of art, relics, ancient remains and the crypt characterize the internal part of the basilica
In detail: some characteristic elements, as the well-curb, the cannon ball and the Millers chapel, deserve a particular description
Personalities: Otto III, St. Adalbert and, of course, St. Bartholomew are the three fundamental figures to whom is strictly connected the origin and the history of the basilica
2000 Restoration: section still in progress that describes the last restorations carried out within the program of works for the 2000 Jubilee
References in Rome: Square St Bartolomeo all'Isola 22 - 00186 Rome. Not parish church.
Sector Centro - Prefecture II - 1st District. Entrusted to Father Erasmo di Fonzo.
Phone: +39 - 06 687 7973.
For opening hours and other information refer to the website: www.sanbartolomeo.org
Note: This introductive page is accessible from the side menu only