The stunning and magnificent central nave of the church of St. Louis of the French, in the historic and baroque heart of Rome, near Piazza Navona. Built between 1518 and 1589 by the architects Giacomo Della Porta and Domenico Fontana, the church was consecrated on 8 October 1589. This Catholic temple is the national church in Rome of France, dedicated to the figure of King St. Louis IX. The church is very famous and visited for the presence of the triptych of paintings on the life of Saint Matthew by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, kept in the Contarelli Chappel. In 1980 the historic center of Rome was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. Super wide angle image in high definition format.
Church of St. Louis of the French, Roma, Italy
The Church of St. Louis of the French is a beautiful historic Roman Catholic church in Rome, not far from Piazza Navona. The church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, to St. Denis the Areopagite and St. Louis IX, king of France.