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Chiesa Sant'Eligio degli Orefici

Typology: Non Parish Church

Address

Address: Via di Sant'Eligio, 8/A
Zone: Rione Regola (Campo de' Fiori-Piazza Farnese) (Roma centro)
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Contacts

Telephone: +39 06 6868260

Opening times

Open 09:30-13:00 Closed Saturday Closed Sunday
Visitors are not  allowed  during  Mass (religious services)
For services schedule please refer to:
Opening times are subject to change. Please call the Church

Description

Descrizione:
SANT'ELIGIO DEGLI OREFICI During C.XVI the church was purchased by the rich corporation of the goldsmiths. The original project is by Raffaello but Bramante’s (his magister) influence is evident in some elements of the church. The façade was added by Flaminio Ponzio in the early C. XVII. The interior embodies a clear and very bright cross architecture, with dull grey pilaster strips on a white background. According to some people, the very elegant hemispherical dome on tambour is to be attributed to Baldassarre Peruzzi. Not to be missed the marvellous frescoes by Matteo da Lecce, Taddeo Zuccari, Giovanni De Vecchi and Romanelli.
Note: Per visitare la chiesa citofonare al civico 7 o 9
Connections: Bus 23-280
Last checked: 2017-05-15 16:43
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