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.
Via della Conciliazione is the main street leading to St Peter's from Adrian's Mausoleum or Castel Sant'Angelo . The project
to create this monumental street began in 1936 and ended only in 1950 (it was finally inaugurated during the ...
The construction of this palace was financed by the gambling wins of Cardinal Raffaele Riario. The wonderful residence in early
Renaissance style is said to have been designed by Bramante. Interior decorations during the 16th Century were carried out ...
If you want to see Vignola's beautiful church, the masterpiece amongst his buildings on an elliptic plan, then you need
to enter the Vatican City through the gate of Saint Anna, to the right of which you will find ...