The church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Garden of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella today in Rome, Italy. The garden next to the church was turned into a riverside playground, the Casino del Belvedere, in the 17th century by Donna Olimpia Pamphilj (1591-1657). She was the sister-in-law of Pope Innocent X. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The garden was preserved, attached to the nursing home, and counted as one of the largest private gardens in the historical city center since the Doria Pamphij family remained in possession of the complex.
Garden of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella today in Rome, Italy. The garden next to the church was turned into a riverside playground, the Casino del Belvedere, in the 17th century by Donna Olimpia Pamphilj (1591-1657). She was the sister-in-law of Pope Innocent X. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The garden was preserved, attached to the nursing home, and counted as one of the largest private gardens in the historical city center since the Doria Pamphij family remained in possession of the complex.
Garden of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella today in Rome, Italy. The garden next to the church was turned into a riverside playground, the Casino del Belvedere, in the 17th century by Donna Olimpia Pamphilj (1591-1657). She was the sister-in-law of Pope Innocent X. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The garden was preserved, attached to the nursing home, and counted as one of the largest private gardens in the historical city center since the Doria Pamphij family remained in possession of the complex.
Garden of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella today in Rome, Italy. The garden next to the church was turned into a riverside playground, the Casino del Belvedere, in the 17th century by Donna Olimpia Pamphilj (1591-1657). She was the sister-in-law of Pope Innocent X. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The garden was preserved, attached to the nursing home, and counted as one of the largest private gardens in the historical city center since the Doria Pamphij family remained in possession of the complex.
Hospice part of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici. This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. In March 2017 the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Archeological Remains in the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Chapel of the Hospice of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Chapel of the Hospice of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Chapel of the Hospice of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Chapel of the Hospice of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Chapel of the Hospice of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Chapel of the Hospice of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Anti-Chapel of the Hospice of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Anti-Chapel of the Hospice of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Chapel of the Hospice of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Hall of the Hospice of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Hall of the Hospice of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Anti-Chapel of the Hospice of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Typewriter in the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Sacristy in the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Sacristy in the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Sacristy in the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Sacristy in the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Hall of the Hospice of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Hall of the Hospice of the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Archeological Remains in the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Archeological Remains in the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Archeological Remains in the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Archeological Remains in the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici.This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Original stained glass window of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The window belongs to the restoration of the 19th century. The church of Santa Maria in Cappella was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Liturgical objects in the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici. This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Internal view of a church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Liturgical objects in the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici. This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Liturgical objects in the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici. This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Liturgical objects in the today Museum of Santa in Maria in Cappella in Rome, Italy. In 1857 the Doria Pamphilj family owner of the church of Santa Maria in Cappella decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden created on the property in 17th century, and so founded one. The hospice and the church were restored by the architect Busiri Vici. This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Excavations in the navy of the church of of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Hospice beds in the church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. They remember the ancient hospice of the most holy Savior for long years property of the order of the important roman saint Santa Francesca Romana. In 1857 the family of Doria Pamphilj decided to refund the hospice that is still in use and partially visitable as museum.
Internal view of a church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Internal view of a church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Internal view of a church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Internal view of a church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Internal view of a church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Internal view of a church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Internal view of a church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Internal view of a church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Internal view of a church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Altar representing the Agnus Dei in the church of of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The precious work was consecrated by Pope Pasquale II in 1119. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Altar representing the Agnus Dei in the church of of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The precious work was consecrated by Pope Pasquale II in 1119. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Internal view of a church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. The re-founding of the hospice included the drastic restoration of the church by Andrea Busiri Vici, which was completed structurally in 1875. Unfortunately, the church edifice failed structurally in 1982 and so had to be closed down. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
Commemorative plaque remembering the foundation in 1190 of the church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The cross remebers the holy year indicted by Urban VIII.
Commemorative plaque remembering the foundation in 1190 of the church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The cross remebers the holy year indicted by Urban VIII.
The church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
The church of Santa in Maria in Cappella today part of the Museum of the same name in Rome, Italy. The church was consecrated about 1090. The Doria Pamphilj family bought the freehold of the church in 1653. In 1857 the family decided that a nursing home for the elderly was more needed in the area than a private pleasure garden, and so founded one. This was first such institution in Rome, and still functions as such today. It is administered by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul from 1858, and is now known as the Casa di Riposo Francesca Romana. The much-needed restoration was begun in 2011, and was approaching completion in 2017. In March of that year, the church and part of the Hospice were opened to the public as the Museo di Santa Maria in Cappella. Visitors may also enter the garden, and view its spectacular Baroque architectural setting.
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