Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza, Rome
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Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza is a Roman Catholic church in Rome. Built in 1642-1660 by the architect Francesco Borromini, the church is a masterpiece of Roman Baroque architecture.The church is at the rear of a courtyard at 40, Corso del Rinascimento; the complex is now used by the Archives of the City of Rome.HistoryIn the 14th century, there was a chapel here for the palace of the University of Rome. The University is called La Sapienza, and the church was dedicated to Saint Yves (patron saint of jurists). When a design was commissioned from Borromini in the 17th century, he adapted to the already existing palazzo. He choose a plan resembling a star of David - which would have been recognized at the time as a Star of Solomon, symbolizing wisdom - and merged a curved facade of the church with the courtyard of the palace. The corkscrew lantern of the dome was novel. The complex rhythms of the interior have a dazzling geometry to them.The main artwork of the interior is the altarpiece by Pietro da Cortona, portraying St. Yves.ExteriorThe church rises at the end of the alley of buildings so that the façade can be seen throughout the alleyway; this suggests a decentralized planning on Borromini’s part. Baroque architecture differed from renaissance in moving from centralization to different orientations, shifting the buildings; such as churches, from the main stage to the background while maintaining similar importance in society. This is specially true for Sant'Ivo, hidden within the confines of its encapsulating alley. A courtyard, known as the courtyard of Giacomo della Porta leads to the entrance of Sant'Ivo. Arguably, the courtyard and surrounding edifice framing San'Ivo serve to create a separate dimension inside the alley where the towering dome above the façade of the church is the dominating focus point granting the building a form of captivating power via the focus the alley provides.Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza by using our Rome trip itinerary builder.
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開館時間が短く日程が合わなかったので外観のみ観光でした。 私行った2016年8月は改装工事を行っており、工事用の囲いがかかっていていましたがらせん形のクーポラは見ることが出来ました。 場所はパンテオンの裏手で、歩いて直ぐのところです。Dates not fit shorter opening hours was only the appearance of. 8/2016 did I do renovations and construction of fence and took the spiral-shaped dome could see. Location is just behind the Pantheon, walking is great.show original
로마 시티 투어를 해주신 분이 천주교 신자라고 하자 나보나 광장에서 찾아가기 쉽다며 Chiesa di Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza를 추천해주셨습니다. 보르미니가 설계한 성당으로 유명한 이곳은 정말 많은 성당을 둘러봤지만 가장 인상적인 곳이 아닐까 하고 기억합니다. 하늘을 향해 오르는 성당의 모습은 삼위일체를 상징하도록 만들어진거라는 설명을 보고... read more »Rome city tour players is Let's say Catholic, only ten minutes away from Piazza Navona Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza di Chiesa, and apt. Place is famous for its Cathedral, designed by BOR mini really dug around the Cathedral where many think and remember the most impressive. The sight of the Cathedral rise towards the heavens made to symbolize the Holy Trinity will report back to Chiesa di Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza description to do it really appears as uncanny triangle-shaped building of BOR mini intended could understand. Hermione looked and moved, this Cathedral is not known to be a lot of unfortunately, personally I think the mini's lifetime masterpiece and the beautiful Villa Borghese gardens.show original
Una bellissima opera d'arte, in tutti i suoi aspetti e soprattutto per la sua monumentalità. Un'altra belelzza del Borromini dove spicca certyamente la cupola che si può apprezzare visto che la chiesa... read more »A beautiful work of art, in all its aspects and especially for its monumentality. Another explosion of beauty by Borromini where stands certyamente the dome that can be seen as the Church seems practically closed almost always and then, for those who like to visit it inside, it is better to inquire. If you're in the area Navona there is also this.show original
Tsuyoshi SuzukiThe architecture of Borromini. Advanced work of the canopy is not to be missed. Beautiful front yard. Good and sometimes not open so check in advance.show original
Maria Arnaldino PresuttoIt is the expression of the spirit that represents the work and greatness of Borrominishow original
Maurizio cesarettiPassed the door you find a treasure ....show original
Kamilah AcebalA WORK MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE! You can not miss it, you have to enter and stay there a while, especially if you're a fan of Italian Baroque architecture!show original
Umberto d'AgnoneBorromini masterpiece of Baroque. Borromini's Church porch and Giacomo della Porta.show original
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