Palazzo Diaconale

"Palazzo Diaconale" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Saturday 2nd July 2011

This palace stands on Via della Greca at the side of Chiesa di S.Maria in Cosmedin. Pope St Nicolas I, who conducted restoration and decoration works of the church, built by its side well fortified pontifical palace. It was fortified with an external wall for fear of raids by the Saracens; later on it was converted into a small monastery and some of the rooms were assigned to the deacon of the church.

Palazzo Diaconale on Via della Greca at the side of Chiesa di S.Maria in Cosmedin.
With the time it was transformed in a palace for the cardinal-deacon to who the Chiesa of S.Maria in Cosmdin was assigned. In 1435-1513 it became a convent of Benedictines of St Paul. After it the palace was used for various needs and as a grain store.

Address:
Palazzo Diaconale
Via della Greca
00186, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione Ripa (Circo Massimo - Bocca Verità - Aventino) (Roma centro)
Palazzo Diaconale is Shown By "Map K Zone" As "48"

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