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San Giovanni in Laterano

San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome
3435
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Quick Facts
CityRome
CountryItaly
Year1735
Realization
ArchitectDomenico Fontana (structure)
Francesco Borromini (interior)
Alessandro Galilei (facade)
Building Info
NameSan Giovanni in Laterano
CategoryCathedral
AliasSt. John Lateran
Address
Piazza di San Giovanni in Laterano
Notes
St. John Lateran is the cathedral church of Rome.
The original church at this site was built in the 4th century on land donated by emperor Constantine.
The adjacent Lateran Palace was the official residence of the Pope until the popedom settled in the Vatican in 1377.
Links
ArticleSt. John Lateran
PhotosSt. John Lateran Pictures
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