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The Sistin chapel of Manierism

This is the temple of Manierism, an highly criticized artistic style, which has much to say, in my... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2017
Salgari7777
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Rome, Italy
Beautiful interior and acoustics

Just off Via Giulia this lovely 16th century Renaissance church is used for concerts. The setting... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2017
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Aug 26, 2017
“The Sistin chapel of Manierism”
Feb 25, 2017
“Beautiful interior and acoustics”
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Via del Gonfalone 32 | Incrocio Via Giulia, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

This is the temple of Manierism, an highly criticized artistic style, which has much to say, in my opinion (think about it as the world's reaction to Michelangelo and Raffaello's genius). The place was painted by several authors, and you can clearly recognize the different...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed February 25, 2017

Just off Via Giulia this lovely 16th century Renaissance church is used for concerts. The setting is spectacular with vast frescoes (mostly restored) line the walls. The ceiling is a cast sea of carved wood. Gonfalone is used for concerts and the acoustics are excellent....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank JNWSuisse
Reviewed November 18, 2016

I enjoy Gonfalone. In short, for an inexpensive price, you get a good concert usually. There are exception but it is worth a visit just to see the beautiful interior. BUT if you are like me, 21:00 (9 PM) concerts are too late. Also, they...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

Wall frescos a the reasons to visit oratorio. Mannerism of thei pride and mysterious link between smal island Hiiumaa (Estonia).

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed December 29, 2015

Open by appointments this meeting hall and chapel of a Middle Ages brotherhood had some of the best frescos in Rome. Well restored and magnificent to behold. Put this on your Rome bucket list

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed April 5, 2015

Hidden in a backstreet from Via Giulia, this is a fascinating place. If you are interested in arthistory it´s a must. The catholic fraternity Oratorio del Gonfalone (established in the 13th century), involved in charity, buying free christians enslaved in muslim countries, religious processions and...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed June 25, 2014

This is a gorgeous venue, walls covered in Mannerist art. We were fortunate to hear an Argentinean group perform music honoring Pope Francis ... two guitars, a traditional Arg. accordian, a fantastic saxaphonist, and a mezzosoprano opera singer. You won't be able to get that...More

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

I runed in it by chance. It is was very surprising.... a small room full of art. There was a private concert and the atmosphere was just floating.

Date of experience: June 2013
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Reviewed June 3, 2013

The oratory was built in the middle of the 16th century as the headquarters of the Archconfraternity of the Gonfalone (Arciconfraternità del Gonfalone). Gonfalone means 'banner' and refers to the banners or flags which the members of the archconfraternity carried in religious processions and celebrations....More

Date of experience: December 2012
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