After a month of living only just a few minutes away from Vatican City, I finally made my way to visiting it! Our field study took us through the vast collection of antiquities in the museums, the Sistine Chapel, and the basilica itself. The museums are located in what once was the papal country house which is connected to St. Peter’s by a long, large corridor that now showcases tapestries and paintings.
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<p><span style="color: rgb(29, 29, 29); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(237, 237, 237);">My name is Hana and I am a junior at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. I'm currently studying Architecture and minoring in Urban and Regional Planning (which has me even more excited to study abroad in Rome with its rich architectural history). As a lover of art, food, and adventure, I look forward to delving into the dynamic Italian culture and sharing my experiences!</span></p>