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Castel-Gandolfo



Introduction of Castel-Gandolfo
Town and summer residence of the pope on LakeAlbano, 13 mi SE of Rome, in Rome province, Latiumregion. The papal palace at Castel Gand olfo wasbegun by Urban VIII in the 17th century and as partof the Vatican State enjoys extraterritorial privileges.Opposite the palace is the church of St. Thomas ofVillanova designed in the 17th century by Bernini.

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