This church, with the second largest dome in Rome, was designed by Carlo Maderno. He called on his nephew, the young ... More
Sant'Andrea della Valle
This church, with the second largest dome in Rome, was designed by Carlo Maderno. He called on his nephew, the young stone-cutter Francesco Borromini, to help him make the capitals of the dome's lantern. Baroque artists such as Giovanni Lanfranco and Domenichino, contributed to the decoration of the walls and ceilings. Popes Pius II and III are buried here, as is Monsignor Giovanni della casa, author of Galateo.
The Passetto, also known as the Borgo Corridor, is a long and winding passage that connects the Vatican to Castel
Sant'Angelo . It was conceived by Pope Boniface IX and restored by John XXIII who understood the importance of ...
The fountain with the four bronze statues of the Najadi by Mario Rutelli stands in the center of the square,
bordered by the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli and Diocletian's Baths. On the other side there are buildings ...
The lovely Villa Celimontana was originally a vineyard that was bought by the Mattei family to whom the new design
of the gardens is owed. On the Celio hill, it has long attracted visitors with the beauty of the ...
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