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Church of Our Lady of Peace

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Overview

Title
Church of Our Lady of Peace
Author
carol_79
Rating
3.00
Year
1482 AD
Cost
Free Admission
Average visit time
15 minutes
Address
10 Via della Pace, 00186 Rome RM
Hours of operation
10.00am-12.00pm

Description

The Church of Our Lady of Peace was built by Pietro da Cortona in 1482, one of the greatest proponents of Roman Baroque along with Bernini and Borromini. The façade and the semi-circular portico is by da Cortona, reminiscent of ancient Roman architecture The interior is famous for Raphael's frescoes showing the sibyls and prophets, for which Michelangelo accused him of plagiarism. At the right-hand side of the Our Lady of Peace Church, you'll find the entrance to the famous cloister built by Bramante. It was built in 1500 and was one of his first works in Rome. The cloister has recently been restored and is used today for temporary exhibitions.

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