Gesu Church Rome Photos, Italian Baroque Religious Building, Italy, Location, Façade Pictures

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Gesu Church Building

Chiesa del Gesù, Roma

The building contains the first Baroque façade.

Location: Via degli Astalli, 16,, south east end of Corso Vittorio Emanuele II
Date built: 1580

Gesu Church Rome building facade

The Church of the Gesù (Italian: Chiesa del Gesù) is the mother church of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), a Catholic religious order.

Chiesa del Gesù Roma

Officially named Chiesa del Santissimo Nome di Gesù all’Argentina (English: Church of the Most Holy Name of Jesus at the “Argentina”), its facade is “the first truly baroque façade”, introducing the baroque style into architecture.

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The church served as model for innumerable Jesuit churches all over the world, especially in the Americas. The Church of the Gesù is located in the Piazza del Gesù in Rome.

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Address: Via degli Astalli, 16, 00186 Rome, Italy, southern Europe
Phone: +39 06 697001

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