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Typology: Buildings, Place of historical interest

Address

Address: Via dei Santi Quattro, 20
Zone: Rione Celio (Terme di Caracalla) (Roma centro)
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Contacts

Telephone: +39 335 495248 (da lunedì a venerdì ore 9.00-13.00 / 14.00-17.00)

Opening times

Guided tours, the next available dates are:

15 - 16 January 2016 (booking from December 10 2015, at 9.00am)
8 - 9 February 2016 (booking from January 20 2016, at 9.00am)
12 - 13 April 2016 (booking from January 20 2016, at 9.00am)
10 - 11 May 2016
7 - 8 June 2016


To book your visit, please e-mail us at: archeocontesti@gmail.com

Guided tour in English and French, only on request (minimum 8 people)
For further information: archeocostesti@gmail.com
Reservation and information: www.aulagoticasantiquattrocoronati.it

Information

Cost: € 10,00

The first time-slot is free (no guided tour); offering well-accepted

Group with more than 9 people: prepayment via bank transfer

No disabled access

Modalità di partecipazione: Booking required

Description

The Gothic Hall is located on the first floor of the Main Tower. It was the most prestigious room in the cardinal's palace built by Stefano Conti. This place hosted feasts and receptions and was used as a court of law.
A glorious example of Gothic-style architecture, quite exceptional in the city of Rome, the Gothic Hall features an extraordinary cycle of paintings - a thirteen-century masterpiece - on its walls. The lively polychrome frescoes are a testament to a prolific time for Rome's painting, with the Byzantine tradition blending in with a refined revival of ancient classics and the new Gothic culture. Discovered in 1995, these beautiful decorations had been hiding for centuries under successive layers of color. Only through long restoration work by Italy's Superintendence for archaeological heritage was it possible to bring them back to the surface.

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Last checked: 2016-03-15 9:02