Church of Santa Maria Vittoria

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Built by Carlo Maderno, the same architect who constructed the church of Santa Susanna, although this is a little later and so reflects the advent of the Counter-Reformation. The interior is richly Baroque with trompe l'oeil frescoes (vaulting and dome), polychrome marble (walls) and gilding (stuccowork). The Cornaro Chapel has Bernini's Ecstasy of St Theresa of Avila (1646).

Useful information

Address : 

v. XX Settembre 17

Phone:

+39 06 482 6190

Opening hours

8.30am-noon, 3.30pm-6pm

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