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St Andrew's at the Quirinal

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Overview

Title
St Andrew's at the Quirinal
Author
carol_79
Rating
3.00
Year
1661 AD
Cost
Free Admission
Average visit time
30 minutes
Address
28 Via del Quirinale, 00187 Rome RM
Hours of operation
9.00am-12.00pm 4.00pm-7.00 pm
Contacts
Phone: 0648913987

Description

The Church of St Andrew's at the Quirinal was built in 1658-1661, after an older church had been demolished. Cardinal Camillo Pamphilii commissioned Gian Lorenzo Bernini to build it, and the church is considered one of the finest examples of Roman Baroque style, with prime examples of balance and harmony with regard to the choice of materials and amount of light is allows. It is said that Bernini did not charge a fee to design this church, and his only payment was a daily donation of bread from the novitiates’ oven. Bernini considered the Church of St Andrew's at the Quirinal as his only perfect work.

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