"Istituto Svizzero (Swiss Institute), Rome" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Friday 29th April 2011
Istituto Svizzero di Roma (Swiss Institute, Rome) is managed by the Cultural office of Switzerland. Great resource for Swiss Humanities, History, Patrimony (37.000 volumes, 160 newspapers), Geography, Swiss Literature and culture with electronic catalogue. It hosts scholarship holders, artists and scholars of classic and scientific studies.
Istituto Svizzero di Cultura was built in 1905 by Otto Maraini for his brother Emilio Maraini, a rich Italian-Swiss producer of beet. His widow instituted here in 1948 the Swiss Institute of Culture in Rome. The construction is in neo-baroque style with stuccoes and busts of the windows, with a fountain, statues on the balustrade and a garden.
Istituto Svizzero (Swiss Institute)
Istituto Svizzero di Roma
Via Ludovisi 48
I-00187, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione Ludovisi (Via Veneto) (Roma centro)
Istituto Svizzero (Swiss Institute) is Shown By "Map E Zone" As "64"
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Closed Saturday, Sunday, July, August, September
Telephone: 0039 06 4814234
Fax: 0039 06 48904076
Web site: http://www.istitutosvizzero.it/