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San Luigi dei Francesi Roma

Roman Catholic Religious Building, Italy, dedicated to the Virgin Mary – designed by Giacomo della Porta; built by Domenico Fontana

page updated 29 Sep 2017

San Luigi dei Francesi Architettura

Date built: 1518-89

Location: just east of Piazza Navona, Rome, Italy, southern Europe

San Luigi dei Francesi Rome Church Building

The Church of St. Louis of the French (Latin: S. Ludovici Francorum de Urbe) is a Roman Catholic church in Rome, not far from Piazza Navona. The church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, to St. Denis the Areopagite and St. Louis IX, king of France.

The church was designed by Giacomo della Porta and built by Domenico Fontana between 1518 and 1589, and completed through the personal intervention of Catherine de’ Medici, who donated to it some property in the area. It is the national church in Rome of France. It is a titular church. The current Cardinal-Priest of the Titulus S. Ludovici Francorum de Urbe is André Vingt-Trois, Archbishop of Paris. source: wikipedia

More architectural details and photyos are very welcome.

Adjacent buildings include:

The Pantheon
The Pantheon dome
photo © Adrian Welch

Santa Maria della Pace
Santa Maria della Pace
photograph © Adrian Welch

The Church of St. Louis of the French building images by adrian welch available upon request: photos 2816×2112 pixels

Address: Piazza di S. Luigi de’ Francesi, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Phone: +39 06 688271

Location: Rome, central Italy, southern Europe

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Key Architecture close to San Luigi dei Francesi:

Gesù – Gesu church, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II – located to the south
Gesu Church Rome building facade
picture © Adrian Welch

Santa Maria Sopra Minerva – located to the southeast

Piazza Tevere, by Tiber River
Design: Ballman Khapalova
Piazza Tevere Rome
image : Ballman Khapalova
Piazza Tevere
Between the Ponte Giuseppe Mazzini and the Ponte Sisto there is a section of the Tiber River that is perfectly rectangular. It is the same size and proportion as the Circus Maximus, and like the Circus Maximus, this section of the river can become a vital center for public life in Rome.

Active House Rome LIVE Living, EUR district
Design: studio IT’S, Architects
Active House Rome LIVE Living EUR district
render © It’s – Marco Tripodi
Active House Rome, LIVE Living EUR, the first Active House in Rome is under construction in the EUR district.

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