Come and discover the convent
of Trinità dei Monti !

Mater Admirabilis

Astrolabe

Anamorphic frescoes

 

 

– INFORMATION –

Visits have resumed, we look forward to welcoming you at the usual times !

Visiting times

The first and third Wednesday of the month at 5pm

reservation

The reservation must be made by email, at the latest two days 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

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 and the chapel of Mater Admirabilis.

Booking

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

Tariffe

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.

Private groups

Cultural associations or school groups wishing to come with their members are always welcome. To form a group, a minimum number of 15 participants will be required.

The above mentioned tarrife will be applied.

The visit may take place either on Wednesday at 5pm (every Wednesday of the month),
or on Saturday morning, at 9:30 am and at 11 am.

Rerservation must me done by email.

Mater Admirabilis

To bring 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” fresco in one of the corridors of the convent, where the sisters of the Sacred Heart lived at that time.

Astrolabe

On the first floor of the cloister, far from the crowds, there is a little-known scientific marvel: a solar clock that extends along the entire corridor. A small mirror on the window reflects the sunlight, creating a luminous sphere that moves on the wall throughout the day.

 

 

Anamorphic frescoes

In the other corridors, the Minimes painted two anamorphoses on the walls : frescoes which, thanks to a stunning optical effect, change their appearance depending on where you stand.

 

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…