Palazzo dei SS.Apostoli (Piazza dei Santissimi Apostoli)

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It was built on the left of the Chiesa dei SS.Apostoli in 1478 by G.da Sangallo for cardinal Giuliano Della Rovere, future Julius II. It was realized in the forms of nearby Palazzo Venezia. There are two exceptionally elegant courtyards inside, the first of them has portico on the Ionic columns and loggias on two sides; the second one is in form of a cloister also with the columns. Both the Piazza and the Basilica are named after the Holy Apostles. Opposite the Basilica dei Santi Apostoli is Palazzo Odelscalchi, with its impressive 1664 façade by Bernini.

Palazzo dei SS.Apostoli on the left of the Chiesa dei SS.Apostoli, rome
Palazzo Colonna present building fills the large block stretching from Piazza SS Apostoli to Via della Pilotta, which it bridges with four arches before continuing as far as the garden of the villa Colonna. More details: Palazzo Colonna, Villa Colonna & Galleria (Gallery) Colonna

Palazzo dei SS.Apostoli (Piazza dei Santissimi Apostoli) is a popular place for political demonstrations, this long thin piazza is home to L'Ulivo, Italy's main centre-left political party, and is flanked by impressive baroque palazzi. At the end of the square stands Palazzo Balestra, given to James Stuart, the Old Pretender, in 1719 by Pope Clement XI. Opposite the Basilica dei Santi Apostoli is Palazzo Odelscalchi, with its impressive 1664 façade by Bernini. Only the church is open to the public.

Address:
Palazzo dei SS.Apostoli (Piazza dei Santissimi Apostoli)
Palazzo Colonna, Piazza dei Santi Apostoli,
On the left of the Chiesa dei SS.Apostoli
00186, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione Trevi (Quirinale-Tritone-Barberini) (Roma centro)
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Bus: 40, 60, 61, 70, 117, 170, H

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