Palazzo di San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome

"Palazzo di San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Friday 29th April 2011

Saint Louis dei Francesi at Palazzo di San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome

It was erected in 1709-1716 by Carlo Francesco Bizzaccheri with the goal to serve the religious confraternity of the French and to the pilgrims in need of board and lodging. The main facade is in Via S.Giovanna d'Arco. In the palace's gallery are numerous portraits of the French kings, and on the ceiling of the Music Hall is a stuccoed "L" in memory of St Louis. The palace has an ample courtyard rich with the funeral monuments and memorial tablets brought here from different other churches: Chiesa di S.Ivo dei Bretoni, Chiesa di S.Maria della Purificazione (destroyed), and Chiesa di S.Salvatore in Thermis (destroyed).
Piazza di San Luigi de Francesi

Palazzo di San Luigi dei Francesi
Piazza di San Luigi de Francesi,
00186, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione S. Eustachio (Senato-Corso Rinascimento) (Roma centro)
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