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The Basilica of Sant Andrea delle Fratte is a titular basilica in Rome dedicated to Saint Andrew.
The temple was erected in 1192, and throughout the history of its existence, it was repeatedly rebuilt. Almost until the end of the 16th century, the building was the national church of the Scots, later it was transferred to the Order of the Minims.
Francesco Borromini was engaged in the renovation of the apse, bell tower and dome in 1653, soon after his death the work was continued by Mattia de Rossi. In our time, the temple houses the originals of two angels, made in 1668-1669 by Bernini specifically for the bridge of the Holy Angel.
Such famous people were buried in the temple, as sculptor Rudolf Shadov, artist Angelika Kaufman, Russian portraitist O.A. Kiprensky.
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Topic: Basilica of Sant'Andrea delle Fratte in Italy, Rome resort.