Members of the public will get the opportunity to have a rare peek inside the buildings that house the various banks of Italy on Saturday 7 October. For the fifth edition of Invito a palazzo, 110 buildings of 53 different banks in 56 cities across Italy will be opening their doors. The buildings on show represent a wide variety of architectural styles, from the medieval to the contemporary, and it will be possible to see their gardens, cellars, archives and libraries. The 2005 edition attracted 80,000 visitors. Guided tours in Italian and English will take place between 09.00 and 19.00. Below is a list of the banks participating in Rome. For more information and details of the banks that will be open in the rest of Italy, tel. 066767990 or see www.abi.it.

Palazzo Altieri, ABI

Palazzo Altieri, Banca Finnat

Cappella del Palazzo del Monte di Piet, Banca di Roma

Direzione Generale, BNL

Palazzetto Cencelli, BNL

Palazzo Mancini, Banco di Sicilia

Palazzo de Carolis, CAPITALIA

Palazzo Dexia Crediop, Dexia Crediop

Palazzo Verospi, UniCredit Banca

Palazzo Rondinini, Antonveneta

Villino Casati, MCC

Villino Pignatelli, MCC

Archivio Storico, Banca di Roma

General Info

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