Three popes contributed to created the most monumental fountain of Rome, ending of the Virgo Aqueduct . The small dimension of the square makes the fountain more imposing and “ringing”. Set of many movies, it was the favorite one of Fellini –The Dolce Vita.
ST. IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA CHURCH
The mastering façade contrasts harmoniously with theatrical wings of the three palaces build by Filippo Raguzzini, enchanting example of Rococò in Rome. Inside the beautiful frescos of Andrea Pozzo decorate the vault with trompe l’oeil effects. the vault, always shadowy, hides a secret…
One the most ambitious roman temple built for the emperor Augustus. Becoming a church, the Pantheon for 20 centuries has been a religious and sacred center.
The dome, one the most famous example of the roman building technique is one of the amplest of the town.
ST. MARY ON MINERVA CHURCH
On the external front, you can control the levels of the various floods of the Tiber over the centuries. Built in the Middle Ages and restored in the Gothic style is richly decorated inside with frescoes by Lippi, Baroque monuments and a marble Christ by Michelangelo. It houses the mortal remains of St. Catherine and artists.
ST. LUIGI DEI FRANCESI CHURCH
National Church of France, richly decorated with marble and decorated by famous painting cycles: Caravaggio at the Chapel Contarelli and Domenichino in the Polet chapel.