To discover the convent of Trinità dei Monti

Mater Admirabilis

Astrolabe

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Anamorphic frescoes

 

 

Mater Admirabilis

To welcome the Virgin Mary into the convent was the wish of the young “novice” Pauline Perdreau. In the middle of the 19th century, she painted the “Mater Admirabilis” mural, in one of the corridors of the convent where the sisters of the Sacred Heart lived at that time.

Astrolabe

This astrolabe offers to the gaze only a portion of the sky, the one that extends from the zenith of Rome to the horizon, remaining contained between the points of the rising and setting Sun, except that it overflows a few degrees towards the East.
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Anamorphic frescoes

The Minimes, a scientific order, have drawn anamorphoses in the corridors of the convent of the Trinità dei Monti, frescos offering two different images depending on the observation points.

 

Church

Overlooking the Spanish square and recognizable by its two bell towers – unusual in the Roman landscape, the church of the Trinity of the Mounts was consecrated in 1594…

Visiting times

The first and third Wednesday of the month at 5pm

reservation

The reservation must be made by email at the latest the day before the visit.

pricing

Adults: 12€

Students and youth 12-18: 6€

Children under 12: free

The tour includes the cloister, the two anamorphoses, the so-called astrolabe, the refectory painted by Andrea Pozzo, the chapel of Mater Admirabilis.

Payment must be made in cash at the reception just before the scheduled time of the visit.

  • Visiting Times
  • Reservation
  • Pricing

Visiting Times

The first and third Wednesday of the month at 5pm

The tour includes the cloister, the two anamorphoses, the so-called astrolabe, the refectory painted by Andrea Pozzo, the chapel of Mater Admirabilis.

Reservation

The reservation must be made by email at the latest the day before the visit.

Pricing

Adults: €12 

Students and youth 12-18: €6

Children under 12: free

Payment must be made in cash at the reception just before the scheduled time of the visit.

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