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Chiesa del Gesù

It is perhaps the first church built during the Counter-Reformation and was a model for all those that came later. Vaunting a single nave and a barrel vault, the church has a large side pulpit and a central altar to highlight the moment of the Eucharist. Desired by Ignatius of Loyola, it is also the mother church of the Society of Jesus. Designed during the Council of Trent, it was built by Giacomo della Porta and Il Vignola. 

Neighborwood: Sallustiano


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