The Church of Domine Quo Vadis

Local nameChiesa del Domine Quo Vadis
LocationAppio-Latino, Rome, Italy

Santa Maria in Palmis, also known as Chiesa del Domine Quo Vadis, is a small church southeast of Rome, central Italy. It is located about some 800 m from Porta San Sebastiano, where the Via Ardeatina branches off the Appian Way, on the site where, according to the apocryphal Acts of Peter, Saint Peter met Jesus while the former was fleeing persecution in Rome. According to the tradition, Peter asked Jesus, "Lord, where are you going?". Jesus answered, "I am going to Rome to be crucified again".

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Opening hours

Mon - Sun: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (in summer till 7 p.m.)


Free entry.

More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +39 06 5120441

Address Via Appia Antica 00179 Rome, Italy

Coordinates 41°51'59.334" N 12°30'13.382" E

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