Mouth of Truth - Attraction Guide to Rome

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Mouth of Truth (Bocca della Verità)


Address:
Piazza Santa Maria in Cosmedin
Rome (Roma)
Italy IT (Italia)

Rome Mouth of TruthLocated in the atrium of St. Mary's in Cosmedin church, this world-famous marble mask is known as the Mouth of Truth or Bocca della Verità and is surprisingly actually an ancient drain cover, which was found half-buried during the Middle Ages.

According to popular legend, if anyone puts their hand inside the mouth and then does not tell the truth, the mouth will then slam shut tightly and stop them from withdrawing it.

Open: daily 09:00 to 19:00
Admission: free






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