Church of San Pietro in Montorio

The church of San Pietro in Montorio was built from 1481 to 1500 on the place where ancient sacred buildings honoured St. Peter, who was allegedly crucified here. Due to its position on the border of the town, the complex suffered serious damage at the hands of the French of Napoleon III, who intervened in 1849. In 1876, the building was ceded by the Italian State to Spain and served as the seat of the Royal Academy of Spain in Rome.

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