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Famous Baroque Architecture Buildings

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List of famous buildings in the Baroque architecture movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of Baroque architecture buildings, structures and monuments includes information like what city the structure is in, and when it was first opened to the public. There are a lot of historic Baroque architecture structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular Baroque architecture buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. List ranges from St. Peter's Basilica to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, plus much more.

This list is a great source for answering the questions, "What are the most famous Baroque architecture buildings?" and "What do Baroque architecture buildings look like?"
  • Anichkov Palace is a former imperial palace in Saint Petersburg, at the intersection of Nevsky Avenue and the Fontanka....  more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1754
    • City/Town: Saint Petersburg, Russia
    • Style: Baroque architecture
    • Building Function: Palace
  • The Papal Archbasilica of St. John in the Lateran, commonly known as St. John Lateran's Archbasilica, St. John Lateran's Basilica, St. John Lateran, or just The Lateran Basilica, is the cathedral church of the Diocese of Rome and the official ecclesiastical seat of the Bishop of Rome, who is the Pope. It is the oldest and ranks first among the five Papal Basilicas of the world and the four Major Basilicas of Rome, being the oldest church in the West and having the Cathedra of the Bishop of Rome. It has the title of ecumenical mother church among Roman Catholics. The current archpriest is Agostino Vallini, Cardinal Vicar General for the Diocese of Rome. The President of the French Republic,...  more
    • City/Town: Rome, Italy
    • Architect: Alessandro Galilei
    • Created By: Alessandro Galilei
    • Style: Baroque architecture
    • Building Function: Place of worship, Basilica
  • Basilica di Santa Croce is a Baroque church in Lecce, Apulia, Italy, completed in 1695....  more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1695
    • City/Town: Lecce, Italy
    • Style: Baroque architecture
    • Building Function: Basilica
  • The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, or church of Santa Maria Maggiore, is a Papal major basilica and the largest Catholic Marian church in Rome, Italy, from whence size it receives the appellation "major". The Basilica is located at 34 Piazza del Esquilino, some five blocks southwest of Stazione Termini. Other churches in Rome dedicated to Mary include Santa Maria in Trastevere, Santa Maria in Aracoeli, and Santa Maria sopra Minerva, but the greater size of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major justifies the adjective by which it is distinguished from the other 25. Pursuant to the Lateran Treaty of 1929 between the Holy See and Italy, the Basilica is within Italian territory and not the...  more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1750
    • City/Town: Rome, Italy
    • Architect: Ferdinando Fuga
    • Created By: Ferdinando Fuga
    • Style: Romanesque architecture, Medieval architecture, Baroque architecture
    • Building Function: Basilica