Who lives in the Quirinal Palace?
the President of the Italian Republic
The Quirinal Palace (known in Italian as the Palazzo del Quirinale or simply Quirinale) is a historical building in Rome, Italy. It is the official residence of the President of the Italian Republic. The palace is on the Quirinal Hill, the tallest of the seven hills of Rome.
Does Italy have kings?
Italy has only had four monarchs, all of which have been kings. The Italian monarchy lasted until 1946; after the chaos wrought by World War II, Italy became a republic.
Does Rome have 7 Hills?
Rome geographically features seven hills: Esquiline, Palatine, Aventine, Capitoline, Quirinal, Viminal, and Caelian Hill. Before the founding of Rome, each of the seven hills boasted its own small settlement.
What is the Quirinale?
Why visit the Quirinale Palace?
The Quirinale is one of the primary places in the life of the Italian Republic. Visits to the Palace, open daily to the public and now with access to previously reserved rooms, will lead to the discovery of a heritage of art, history and culture of inestimable value and of testaments to the hard work, creativity and genius of the Italian people.
Where is the Quirinale church located?
The church is situated in one of the seven hills of Rome, Italy, the Quirinal, at number 30 Via del Quirinale. Facing it is the Quirinal Palace and Gardens. To the west is the town of Carlo Alberto al Quirinale, Piazza del Quirinale and Gardens Montecaballo.
What is the Palazzo Quirinale?
The Palazzo Quirinale, official home of the President of the Republic, overlooks the city from atop the hill for which it is named. This area was already inhabited during ancient Rome.