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The Royal Academy of Spain in Rome is located in the beautiful monastery of San Pietro in Montorio, located on the site where tradition placed the martyrdom of the Apostle St. Peter. The monastery is part of the Trastevere district and the Temple of Bramante, placed inside, is undoubtedly the most famous architecture in what is considered one of the finest examples of Renaissance architecture, which illustrates some of the key issues, as the central plant, the ancient Roman architecture recovery and proportional geometric research and the relationship between the parties. Since 1873, when it was created, the Academy of Spain in Rome played a key role in the formation of many generations of Spanish artists and intellectuals. Even today, the Academy of Spain in Rome continues to be an essential tool in the Spanish cultural policy abroad. It is an institution General Administration of the State abroad whose primary objective to contribute to the artistic and humanistic formation of creators, restorers and researchers, with the aim of obtaining a greater presence of Spanish culture in Italy, a better understanding of cultures of both countries and a closer cultural ties between Spain and Latin America.

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Piazza di S. Pietro in Montorio, 3
00153 Roma

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