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This palace of the 16th cent was erected by the famous Medici family.
This palace of the 16th cent was erected by the famous Medici family. It was the residence of Cardinals Giovanni and Giuliano Medici, later Pope Leo X. and Clemens VII. Catherine of Medici, Pope Clemens VII's niece lived here until her marriage in 1553 with Prince Henry, the son of King Francis I of France. The palace is named after Madama Margerita of Austria, the illigitemate daughter of Emperor Charles V.. Since 1871 it is the seat of the Italian Senate.
Piazza Madama, 00186 Roma, Italy
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This building housed the University of Rome since the middle of the 15th century until 1935
It is reputed to be on the spot where St
A 19th century addition to the Piazza Navona, made to balance the Fontana del Moro
This church is roughly halfway between Piazza Navona and the Pantheon
The Piazza Navona is one of the most beautiful squares in Rome, built on the site of the ancient Stadium of Domitian
At the southern end of the Piazza Navona, it was designed by Bernini but the main statue of the Moor was done by Giacomo della Porta and the other statues are 19th-century copies of the originals
This little church is hard to find but well worth the extra effort although it is often closed when you get there
The church was built by order of Pope Sixtus VI della Rovere