Sant'Antonio dei Portoghesi, Rome
Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
The church of Saint Anthony in Campo Marzio, known as Saint Anthony of the Portuguese, is a Baroque Roman Catholic titular church in Rome, dedicated to Saint Anthony of Lisbon.Established as titulus S. Antonii in Campo Martio in 2001, it is currently assigned to Cardinal Manuel José Macário do Nascimento Clemente.HistoryThe national church of the Portuguese people was designed by Martino Longhi the Younger (1638), Carlo Rainaldi (1657), and finally by Cristoforo Schor (1697), replacing a 15th-century church built under the initial patronage of Cardinal António Martins de Chaves. The ribbed dome (1674–76) was designed by Rainaldi.The roof is stuccoed by Pompeo Gentile and frescoed by Salvatore Nobili. In the first chapel, the neoclassic monument to Alexandre de Sousa Holstein was sculpted by Antonio Canova in 1806; the second chapel has a Baptism of Christ by Giacinto Calandrucci, and a Circumcision of John the Baptist by Nicolas Lorrain. A second monument in the chapel is also by Calandrucci.The main altar has an Apparition of the Virgin. Another chapel includes a funerary monument to ambassador Manuel Pereira de Sampaio by Pietro Bracci from 1750. The second chapel has three artworks by Lorrain: a Nativity, Adoration by the Magi, and Repose in Egypt. The first chapel on the left has an altarpiece of Madonna with child and Saints Antonio of Padua and Francis by Antoniazzo Romano.Plan to see Sant'Antonio dei Portoghesi and other attractions that appeal to you using our Rome trip itinerary planner.
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Da pelle d'oca. Ho avuto la fortuna di ascoltare l'esecuzione di alcuni brani dal famoso organo. Un sogno.From goosebumps. I was lucky enough to listen to some songs from the famous organ. A dream.show original
Очень красивая монументальная церковь , которая изначально была построена для португальских паломников . Судя по всему она очень популярна среди португальцев , а может и туристов , так как когда мы к ... read more »Very beautiful monumental Church, which was originally built for the Portuguese pilgrims. Apparently it is very popular among the Portuguese and tourists, so that when we come to it, the inside was very much people. are purely Outside flowerbeds with some bushes. Inside, too, have something to look at.show original
Un capolavoro del barocco , bellissima chiesa con un'altra stupendo e la parte dell'organo bellissimaA Baroque masterpiece, beautiful church with another gorgeous and beautiful bodyshow original
This is a small church we found by chance in a narrow street whilst walking from Piazza Navonna. It has a spectacular interior design which is well worth seeing if you like visiting churches. Probably one which would not normally be on your list of places to visit, but do check it out.
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Really good church.
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Pasqua LoviglioA hidden gem that I discovered by accident. Deserves a thorough visit.show original
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