BAROQUE ARCHITECTURE TOUR

We will walk in the city center of Rome to see the masterpieces of Borromini, a Baroque architect who has influenced many contemporary architects including Gaudì.

You will visit Borromini’s masterpiece, the San Carlino alle Quattro Fontane church and its cloister, then the church of St Yves with its convex baroque facade embraced by the wings of the late Renaissance Palazzo alla Sapienza which housed the first University of Rome in the XVIth century.

We will then reach Palazzo Spada where the artist invented the famous forced perspective optical illusion in the arcaded courtyard and we will finsh walking towards the Spanish Steps to enjoy the bell tower of St Andrea alle Fratte church and the external facade of Propaganda Fide Palace.