Where are the Apostles of Jesus Buried?

Where are the Apostles of Jesus Buried?

Some of the most revered pilgrimage routes in the world culminate at tombs of Jesus’s disciples, including the Camino de Santiago and the Via Francigena. All but one died a martyr. Here are the final resting places of the relics of the Apostles.

 

WHERE ARE THE TWELVE DISCIPLES BURIED

Saint Peter – The Papal Basilica of St. Peter – Vatican City

Saint Paul – Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls – Rome, Italy

Saint Matthew – Cathedral Church of Matthew the Apostle – Salerno, Italy

Saint James the Greater – Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela – Galicia, Spain

Saint James The Less & Saint Philip – Church of the Twelve Holy Apostles – Rome, Italy

Saint Bartholomew – Basilica of St. Bartholomew on the Island – Rome, Italy

Saint Andrew – Cathedral of St. Andrew – Amalfi, Italy

Saint Simon The Zealot & Saint Jude – Basilica of St. Peter – Vatican City

Saint Thomas – Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Thomas – Chennai, India

Saint Matthias – St. Matthias’ Abbey – Trier, Germany

Saint John – The Ruins of The Basilica of Saint John – Ephesus, Turkey

 

 

Planning a pilgrimage?  Click to review my guide to the Camino de Santiago or the Via Francigena from Canterbury to Rome.

 

 

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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE VIA FRANCIGENA