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"mouth of the truth" Bocca della Verita – Mouth of Truth - in Santa Maria in Cosmedin Tip by tompt

  la Bocca della Verita
by tompt

The Santa Maria in Cosmedin is a very modest church from the 6th century. It is worth going into the church, but also have a look in the gallery of the the church. There is a big head. Known as the Bocca della Verita, the mouth of truth. Legend has it that it bites your hand of if you are a liar. To try it just put your hand in the mouth and answer a question.

Address: Piazza della Bocca della Verita
Phone: +39 06 678 7759

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  • Written Jan 29, 2004
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