Churches Perugia

Churches Perugia

Chiesa del Gesù

Chiesa del Gesù Perugia
Chiesa del Gesù

The Chiesa del Gesù is a 16th century church in the Piazza Matteotti. Inside the church there are paintings by the famous artist Andrea Pozzo. The construction is quite unique and consists of four connecting halls.

Chiesa degli Olivetani

Chiesa degi Olivetani Perugia
Chiesa degli Olivetani

The Chiesa degli Olivetani, designed in 1740 by Luigi Vanvitelli, flanks the imposing bulk of the monastery itself, which was also designed by Vanvitelli with the help of Carlo Murena. The official name of this church, which is located in the Piazza Università, is Chiesa degli Olivetani di Montemorcino Nuovo.

Chiesa della Buona Morte

One of the most interesting curiosities about the Compagnia della (Buona) Morte Church is that it was founded with the aim of giving a proper burial to people people without means and to bodies found in public streets. It was constructed toward the end of the 16th century.

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