Roma: Sightseeing - Piazza di Spagna - Piazza di Minerva - 9

Photo posted by GemPrincess on Dec 29, 2013

  • Roma: Sightseeing - Piazza di Spagna - Piazza di Minerva
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    Column of the Immaculate Conception or la Colonna dell'Immacolata - commissioned by Ferdinand II, King of the Two Sicilies. An attempt at closure to the dispute between Naples and the Papal States from the last century, when Naples abolished the Chinea, a yearly tribute offered to the Pope as sovereign of Naples.

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