Palazzina di Pio IV, Rome

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Palazzina di Pio IV, Rome

It was built by Sansovino for cardinal Antonio del Monte in the first half of the 16th century, and made part of the Villa Giulia. In 1561, during the pontificate of Pius IV, it passed to his nephews Borromeo, and was transformed and enlarged by P.Ligorio (who also designed the Casina di Pio IV in Vatican) with the new name: Palace of Pius IV. From 1567 it belonged to the Colonna, and in 1630 Filippo Colonna had a large fountain built adjoining the palace with a big memorial tablet. In front of it is another fountain, erected by cardinal Federico Borromeo. At present Palazzina di Pio IV is a property of the Italian State and houses the Embassy to the Holy See.

Address:
Palazzina di Pio IV,
Via Flaminia, 00196, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Transit: Flaminio (763 m S), Metro A
Shown By Map A Zone As "18"

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