The ancient church of Santa Susanna may have been founded as early as the 4th century. The current church was rebuilt between 1585 and 1603 for a monastery of Cistercian nuns, which was founded here in 1587.
The beautiful facade is the work of Carlo Maderno (1556-1629).
My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private walking tours of Rome.
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