Galleria Sciarra

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Taken the 09/08/11
In the late 1880s, Prince Maffeo Sciarra, owner of prime property near the Trevi fountain (http://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trevi_fountain ), commissioned the architect Giulio De Angelis to design the glass-domed Galleria Sciarra, between Via M. Minghetti and Piazza dellOratorio, as a fashionable shopping centre. Painter Giuseppe Cellini decorated the space by frescoes.

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Latitude: 41° 53' 59" N, Longitude: 12° 28' 55" E see »

Location: Rome, Italy

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