Sant'Andrea della Valle is a church dedicated to St Andrew the Apostle. It is characterized by the magnificent cupola raised by Carlo Maderno in 1622, which is the tallest in Rome after that of St. Peter's.
Example of Renaissance architecture in Rome. The building is owned by the Holy See and is currently home to the Tribunal of the Sacred Roman Rota, the Pontifical Roman Academy of Archaeology and the Pontifical Commission for Cultural Heritage of the Church.
The church is 'almost invisible because it is incorporated in the Palace of the Chancellery. Full of frescoes, sculptures and large funerary monuments, has windows only the left side while the right side and the counterfaçade instead of the windows have frescoes. This makes it not very bright