Piazza di San Francesco a Paola, Monti
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Not far from San Pietro in Vincoli is San Francesco di Paola ai Monti.
The church was built in 1645 with funds from Princess Olimpia Aldobrandini Pamphilj, a wealthy heiress and wife to ex-cardinal Camillo Pamphilj, and niece by marriage to Pope Innocent X.
It was dedicated to the 15th century Calabrian saint, Frances of Paola, the founder of the minim friars.
The interior was redecorated and added to in the 18th century and holds works by artists such as Onofrio Avellino, Giuseppe Chiari,
Giovanni Antonio Grecolini, Stefano Perugino, Giacomo Triga, Stefano Pozzi, Sassoferrato, Agostino Masucci and Filippo Luzi.
Unfortunately it doesn't seem possible to visit inside the church as it has been closed for renovations for many years.
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