The piazza was designed by Giovanni Battista Piranesi in 1765.
Military trophies, obelisks, heraldic symbols and cypresses form a unique ensemble.
Through the keyhole of the gate to the Villa of the Priory of the Order of Malta, one is said to look into paradise. Queen Ina of Sassia had the church built in the 8th century.
Treasures of Rome – Rome Guided Tours
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“ROMA AETERNA EST”
Rome is eternal – (Albius Tibullus)