- Via della Conciliazione is the main street leading to St Peter's Church from Adrian's Mausoleum or Castel Sant'Angelo. The project to create this monumental street began in 1936 and ended only in 1950 (it was finally inaugurated during the celebration of the Holy Year). The goal was to make a street that was perfectly straight, and in order to achieve this, some old Borghi buildings had to be demolished. But in the end, despite their best efforts, Via della Conciliazione is still crooked and so rows of columns were placed on both sides to try to hide this fact. Among the buildings worth seeing are the Palazzo Torlonia, the Palazzo dei Penitenzieri and the Palazzo dei Convertendi.
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