San Luigi dei Francesi Rome – Church Building

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San Luigi dei Francesi Roma : Architettura

Roman Religious Building, Italy – designed by Giacomo della Porta; built by Domenico Fontana

page updated 29 Sep 2017

San Luigi dei Francesi

Date built: 1518-89

Location: just east of Piazza Navona, Rome, Italy

San Luigi dei Francesi

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
photo © Adrian Welch

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

San Luigi dei Francesi building images by adrian welch available upon request: photos 2816×2112 pixels

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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
photograph © Adrian Welch

Santa Maria Sopra Minerva – located to the southeast
Santa Maria Sopra Minerva
photograph © Adrian Welch

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