Palazzo Maccarani (Palazzo Cenci Maccarani di Brazzà), Rome

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Palazzo Maccarani (Palazzo Cenci Maccarani di Brazzà), Rome

Palazzo Maccarani/Palazzo Maccarani Odescalchi (Palazzo Cenci Maccarani di Brazzà) was built in 1535 by G.Romano for Cristoforo Cenci, on the site of some houses that previously belonged to another noble family. In the epoch of Cenci's criminal trial, the palace was confiscated by pope and in the 18th century passed to the Maccarani. In the beginning of the 20th century the future pope Benedict XV, cardinal Giacomo Della Chiesa, lived here.

In part influenced by Bramante's Palazzo Caprini but more likely Rafaello's nearby Caffarelli Vidoni. Named because in 1786, the palace belonged to the Marchese Maccarani.
Palazzo Maccarani (Palazzo Cenci Maccarani di Brazzà), Rome
Officially known as Palazzo Cenci Maccarani di Brazzà. This palace has four names: Stati, Cenci, Maccarani, di Brazzà. Cristoforo Stati commissioned the building to Giulio Romano, an architect and painter who started his career as an assistant to Raphael. The design of the palace is characterized by the use of jack arches (It. piattabanda). A jack arch is an "arch" which is flat in profile, but has the advantage of discharging strength as a regular arch through the use of wedge shaped stones.

Colin Rowe contended that it was a forerunner of the modern facade because the upper register was completely missing classical orders and had become highly panelized.

The Italian state acquired the building, let it restore in the early 1980s and made representative Senate offices out of it. In the piano nobile, two painted ceilings are preserved; the sala still has a frieze by Luzio Romano. Currently more popularly known for the coffee shop which some contend profers the best coffee in Rome.

Address:
Palazzo Maccarani (Palazzo Cenci Maccarani di Brazzà)
Piazza Margana, 19
00186, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione Campitelli (Foro Romano- Campidoglio-P.Venezia) (Roma centro)
Palazzo Maccarani (Palazzo Cenci Maccarani di Brazzà) is Shown By "Map E Zone" As "45"

You can reach Piazza Margana By the following Bus Station:
(Know before you go: Rome Bus stops, Bus Lines, Signs, Color, etc.)
Bus: 40 - 44 - 46 - 60 - 62 - 63 - 64 - 70 - 75 - 81 - 84 - 87 - 95 - 160 - 170 - 186 - 204 fest - 628 - 630 - 715 - 716 - 780 - 781 - 810

Closest Underground Metro stations near Piazza Margana: (Get an idea of : Rome Underground METRO Lines System and Trains)
METRO B CIRCO MASSIMO, Del Circo Massimo (via), 1, 468 mt. away
METRO B COLOSSEO, Del Colosseo (piazza), 1, 490 mt. away
METRO B CAVOUR, Visconti Venosta (largo), 228, 510 mt. away
METRO A BARBERINI, Barberini (piazza), 10, 550 mt. away
METRO A REPUBBLICA, Della Repubblica (piazza), 55, 551 mt. away

Closest Railway stations near Piazza Margana:
ROMALIDO PORTA SAN PAOLO, piazzale ostiense, 1, 697 mt. away
STAZIONE TRASTEVERE, Flavio Biondo (piazza), 1, 752 mt. away
STAZIONE TERMINI, Dei Cinquecento (piazza), 1, 791 mt. away
STAZIONE OSTIENSE, Dei Partigiani (piazzale), 36, 852 mt. away
FR3 QUATTRO VENTI, Viale dei Quattro Venti, 927 mt. away
ROMAPANTANO TERMINI LAZIALI, Giovanni Giolitti (via), 64, 1.1 km away
STAZIONE SAN PIETRO, Della Stazione Di San Pietro (piazza), 1, 1.1 km away

Closest Tourist Information Points near Piazza Margana:
Trastevere, Piazza Sonnino, 289 mt. away
Fontana di Trevi, Via Minghetti, 298 mt. away
Visitor Center Fori Imperiali, Via dei Fori Imperiali, 367 mt. away
Navona, Piazza delle Cinque Lune, 495 mt. away

Getting To Palazzo Maccarani (Palazzo Cenci Maccarani di Brazzà) at Piazza Margana From Church/ Chiesa di Sant'Eustachio at Via di Sant'Eustachio:
Departure from roma via di sant' eustachio , 1
walk 700 meters
to roma piazza margana , 1
distance covered (metres) 700 meters.

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