The Palazzo Conforti is an 18th century building in the Via Tasso in Salerno. It was designed by the Neapolitan architect Ferdinando Sanfelice. A highlight is one of the architect’s trademark staircases.
Palazzo Conforti Salerno
History and description
The Palazzo Conforti is built in the architectural “rococo” style, which is also known as Late Baroque” and was quite popular in 18th century Naples and surroundings. Masters of this style were Giovan Battista Nauclerio, Domenico Antonio Vaccaro and, especially, Ferdinando Sanfelice.
The first owner was Ramiro de Ruggiero. Later the Conforti family, who still owns it today, acquired the palace.
Ferdinando Sanfelice designed the outdoor staircase.
What to see
The apartments on the main floor are graced by paintings by the 18th-century Neapolitan painter Lorenzo de Caro.
On the second floor is a hanging garden with a central fountain.
Address: Via Torquato Tasso, 56. Phone: +39 089 225092. The building is can only be viewed from outside.