Located in New Town, this Baroque-style Jesuit church was built in the late 1600s and features a statue located atop the roof of St. Ignatius with a halo surrounding his entire body. The outside features stuccowork and the inside is designed with white, gold and red décor. The intricate carvings and design work line the walls all the way up to the immensely tall, domed ceilings. The tympanum on the outside has the inscription “MAIORI DEI GLORIAE et SANCTI IGNAZII HONORI PIAETAS EREXIT. This translates as: “Built to the greatness of God’s glory and the honorable pious St Ignatius.” The church is still active today.
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