Church of San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane

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Borromini's earliest known commission is also his last, since he returned to work on the façade some thirty years after beginning works that he was never to complete. The plan of the interior is a complex hybrid of an elliptical and Greek cross plan. The oval coffered dome is topped by a lantern which allows light and the Holy Spirit to descend onto the gathered worshippers. Exquisitely proportioned cloister.

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Address : 

v. del Quirinale 23

Opening hours

10am-1pm, 3pm-6pm, Sat 10am-1pm, Sun noon-1pm

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