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This building housed the University of Rome since the middle of the 15th century until 1935.
This building housed the University of Rome since the middle of the 15th century until 1935. The splendid interior courtyard was created by Giacomo della Porta. The inside church of St Ivo is one of the masterpieces of Architect Borromini.
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The Piazza Navona is one of the most beautiful squares in Rome, built on the site of the ancient Stadium of Domitian
This palace of the 16th cent was erected by the famous Medici family
At the southern end of the Piazza Navona, it was designed by Bernini but the main statue of the Moor was done by Giacomo della Porta and the other statues are 19th-century copies of the originals
This little church is hard to find but well worth the extra effort although it is often closed when you get there
It is reputed to be on the spot where St
The palace was built by the architect Baldassare Peruzzi on behalf of the Massimo family
A 19th century addition to the Piazza Navona, made to balance the Fontana del Moro
This church is roughly halfway between Piazza Navona and the Pantheon
This remarkable building served as the site of the Apostle Chancellory, or offices of the Pope, for centuries, and now houses a Vatican court