Historical building

Convento dei Frati Minimi di San Francesco di Paola – Palazzo Municipale

Largo della Solidarietà, 7, Altomonte, (Cosenza)

Attached to the Church of St. Francis of Paola there is the Convent of the Minimi, completed under the provincial father Francesco Antonio De Angelis in 1798, as reported by a date engraved on an arc. The building, on two floors with a pavilion roof, is a typical monastic architecture, consisting of fourteen large rooms. The Council Chamber retains the large canvas of Domenico Purified, depicting the emigration. The entrance, highlighted by a beautiful portal, leads directly into the arm of the cloister, characterized by round arches. The Convent is now the Town Hall.

Info:

From Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. (Monday and Wednesday 3:00/6:00 p.m.).

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