Santa Maria del Rosario alle Pigne

Naples, Italy

Santa Maria del Rosario alle Pigne

Santa Maria del Rosario alle Pigne (or del Rosariello) is a church located near Piazza Cavour in Naples, Italy.

The church acquired its name, because in 1638, the zone where the church now stands was a pine forest. The trees were felled to build the convent on lands that belonged to the Moscabruno clan. Designs of the church were by Arcangelo Guglielmelli. It has a rectangular base with lateral chapels. The facade has a statue of the Virgin and Child by the artist. The cupola is built from tufa rock. The church has works by Luca Giordano. The adjacent cloister is built in a late Renaissance style. The church has undergone recent renovation.



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