getting there: short walk from the Trevi Fountain
open: Monday to Friday 7.00 to 12.00, Saturday 17.00 to 19.30, Sunday 10.30 to 12.30 and 17.00 to 19.30
Santa Rita delle Vergini is a 17th century Baroque church dedicated to Santa Rita of Cascia.
It was connected to the monastery of Saint Mary of the Virgins whose nuns provided hospital care for poor, unmarried women and unwanted and orphaned children.
The interior is richly decorated with gilt stucco swags of flowers, foliage and putti, marbles and paintings.
The ceiling fresco in the dome dates to 1695 and show the Glory of Heaven.
|Michelangelo Ricciolini 1695|