historic building in Rome, Italy and official residence of the President of the Italian Republic
|Palazzo del Quirinale|
The palace seen from Piazza del Quirinale
|Town or city||Rome|
|Client||Pope Gregory XIII|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Domenico Fontana |
The current site of the palace has been in use since Roman times. The Quirinal is the highest hill in Rome.
Pope Paul V commissioned the completion of the work on the main building of the palace.
The palace was a papal residence until 1870.
- Sarti, Roland. (2004). "Quirinal Palace," Italy: a Reference Guide from the Renaissance to the Present, p. 507.
- "Quirinal palace: the Italian Royal home in Rome is refurbished for the House of Savoy," Life, May 28, 1945. p. 111; retrieved 2011-11-16.
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