Sant'Ivo della Sapienza in Rome

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This little church is hard to find but well worth the extra effort although it is often closed when you get there. Borromini's masterpiece. It is located only a block from Piazza Navona, but not usually visible from the street, as one must enter the courtyard of an old palazzo to reach the church. Sant'Ivo is a small church the dome of which is shaped like the Star of David, but with every other point rounded. The steeple seen from the outside looks like it has a staircase wrapped around it th
Hours: Sun 9am to noon, closed Jul and Aug
Address: Corso del Rinascimento, 40
Phone: 066864987

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