The exterior is beautiful and structured on two levels, the interior is a surprise, among the various frescoes, the organ reconstructed more times, the beautiful apsis anda fresco, which simulates a false dome!
The chapel dedicated to the noble Roman family of Ludovisi (who gave a number of cardinals and the Popes to Roman Catholic Church) with the tomb of Gregory XV (a Ludovisi… ) is truly spectacular!
Also, just this Tuesday, November 29, you can attend the poignant Concert of Sacred Music Choir of St. Stephen Catholic Church, to be held within the Basilica. Admission is free.
……. and then coming out, you will be in the heart of the Renaissance and Baroque Rome, beautiful!
BASILICA of ST IGNAZIO Rione Campo Marzio Concert of Sacred Music Choir of St. Stephen Catholic Church
november 29, h.21.00
In the morning, if you are walking through Trastevere, the ancient Roman neighborhood, it’s worth a visit to the Villa Farnesina, a charming Renaissance mansion with frescoes of
Raffaello, Sebastiano del Piombo, Peruzzi, the Loggia of Cupido and Psyche…
Just in front of the Villa Farnesina, there is
Palazzo Corsini, the seat of the National Academy of the Lincei, that can be visited in the morning until 13.00.
And every Thursday and Friday from 9.00 to 17.00 opens also the ground floor of the building, giving visitors the vision of the
Academy Publications and other texts of difficult availability, an outstanding collection of books, prints and pictures belonging to the Corsini family!