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ROME CENTER NEIGHBORHOOD
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STUDIOS + CLASSROOMS
All instructional areas are located in the Palazzo Pio.

 



BEYOND THE UWRC
Across the rooftops between the Campo dei Fiori and the Tiber river, one sees the Janiculum Hill.
 


CAMPO dei FIORI
The Palazzo Pio overlooks the Campo dei Fiori. By day the Campo is the site of a colorful and lively open-air fruit and vegetable market
 


PANTHEON BY DAY
Just a few blocks from the UW Rome Center is one of Rome's most stunning and beautifully-preserved Roman monuments.
 

PANTHEON BY NIGHT
Beautifully lit at night, the Pantheon attracts crowds at all hours.
 

PANTHEON INTERIOR
Though restored and embellished throughout the centuries, the Pantheon preserves its ancient structure and proportions.
 


PANTHEON DOME
Though restored and embellished throughout the centuries, the Pantheon preserves its ancient structure and proportions.
 

SANT'IVO ALLA SAPIENZA
Borromini's remarkable Baroque church is in the Rome Center neighborhood, entered through a door in a nearby courtyard. Its distinctive "corkscrew"-topped dome can be seen from the Rome Center.
 

SANT'IVO ALLA SAPIENZA
Interior of Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza