Doria Pamphilj Palace – San Martino al Cimino (VT)

Description

The building of Doria Pamphili Palace, on the ancient abodes of the Abbey, is due to Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj who, around the middle of the 17th century, entrusted the architect Marcantonio De Rossi with the radical transformation of the urban fabric of San Martino al Cimino.
The city center was structured with houses lying to each other and deployed as a function of Abbey and Palace, originally used by monks as a hospital and transformed – on this occasion – into a sumptuous mansion by using materials from the other palace Family, the one of Piazza Navona in Rome.
The Doria Pamphilj Palace is composed of a medieval place underneath the road plan, as known as “Cantinone” (the ancient Hospitale of the abbey), a raised ground floor (with the large Aldobrandini Hall), a mezzanine and a piano nobile (with the splendid Olimpia Hall and the other rooms embellished with wooden ceilings and decorated friezes).

From the top floor, you can enjoy a spectacular view: from the large windows the sight ranges from the terraced roof to the Viterbo plain delimitated by sea.

Planned works

  • Structural interventions on the Palace: € 282.000,00 
    Roof placement and straightening of the truss – Renovation of the plaster and waterproofing – installation of drainpipes, spillways and gutters – Fixing of the raised ground floor and the piano nobile – Interior and exterior lighting intervention – Revision, cleaning, installation of the eaves
    (Start of works is scheduled for May 2017)
  • Extraordinary maintenance of the Palace: € 300.000,00
    Reactivation and adaptation of systems (water, central, sanitary, heating and cooling) – restoration of sanitation – adaptation and standardization for fire prevention
    (Start of works is scheduled for December 2017)

Events reserved to the Donors

Extraordinary opening with exclusive visits (date to be defined).

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