Church of Saint Andrew's at the Quirinal - Rome


The Church of Saint Andrew's at the Quirinal is a titular church, built for the Jesuit seminary ion the Quirinal Hill. It is regarded as an important example of Baroque architecture and was the work of Bernini. Bernini considered the building one of his most perfect works and would spend hours inside appreciating what he had achieved. Inside the plan is elliptical, with four chapels and four niches, as well as a larger niche for the high altar. The dome is decorated with stucco by Antonio Raggi, with figures depicting martyrs and angels assisting Saint Andrew on his journey to Heaven. In another chapel, you can view the bronze and lapis lazuli urn of Saint Stanislaus Kostka - a Polish novice a Polish novice of the Society of Jesus and venerated by the Catholic Church. Consequentially, the feast days of Saint Andrew (30 Nov.) and Saint Stanislaus Kostka (13 Nov.) are celebrated here with great solemnity.

Opening

Open daily from 8 am - 12 pm and again from 4 pm - 7 pm.

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Address : Via del Quirinale, 29 187 Rome Italy

Subway : Barberini : Metro A. Cavour : Metro B

Bus : Bus : C3, 52, 53, 61, 62, 63, 71, 80, 95, 116, 117, 175, 492, 590, 630

Phone : +39 0669700306

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