"Chiesa (Church) di Sant'Atanasio, Rome" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Thursday 28th April 2011
This Greek-Catholic church was erected in 1580-1583 by G.Della Porta. It has a simple facade and two twin bell-towers. It is connected by an overpass with a College of Catholic Greeks founded in 1580 by Gregory XIII. Interior is simple with lacunar ceiling and iconostasis on a High altar, which was designed by A.Busiri Vici in 1876 in substitution of the original one. The icons and frescoes were executed in the 18th century. On both sides of the church are two ample constructions that served as the studios for artists.
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Chiesa (Church) di Sant'Atanasio
Also Called Sant'Atanasio al Babuino
Via del Babuino, 149,
(Via dei Greci, 46),
00187, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione Campo Marzio (P.Spagna-P.Popolo-Pincio) (Roma centro)
Chiesa (Church) di Sant'Atanasio is Shown By "Map E Zone" As "13"
Subway: Flaminio ((501 m NW), Fermata Spagna (507 m E), Barberini (908 m SE), Lepanto (1.2 km W) - Metro Underground line: A
Hours: Sunday 10:00-12:00
Telephone: 0039 06 36001260 (collegio) - 06 3244903 (chiesa)