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Address: Piazzale Flaminio, 00155 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 22582330
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Walking, City walk sightseeing
Description: Famous villa constructed at the beginning of the 17th century for Cardinal...
Famous villa constructed at the beginning of the 17th century for Cardinal Scipione Caffarelli Borghese, nephew of Pope Paul V, which is surrounded by one of the largest and most beautiful public parks in Rome.
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An outstanding park

Villa Borghese is a park inside the historical center of Rome. An excellent place for a walk, for kids, for coffee. There are lakes, carousels, bikes to rent, two coffee shops and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Villa Borghese is a park inside the historical center of Rome. An excellent place for a walk, for kids, for coffee. There are lakes, carousels, bikes to rent, two coffee shops and villas to visit. Inside there is also the Galleria Borghese. People have pickniks there or just wander around. A nice getaway from the every day stuff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW via mobile

Just above piazza del popolo the park is a wonderful reprive from the bustle of rome and the heat as well. Great views over the city and lots of little corners to explore. Great for a picnic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We all know that a trip to Rome has its must-see sites such as Vatican city, the Colosseum or Trevi fountain..but in the middle of the busy city, over flooded with tourists and traffic, lies this peaceful safe-haven, vast & green. After five busy days, touring all of the main sites of Rome, we decided to mellow things down and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

After a long day, and afternoon at borghese gallery, I hired a cycle here to go around the villa gardens. The gardens are beautiful, and a small lake inside the villa is must visit where you could hire a boat as well.

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Wonderful walk through the park which was really relaxing after three days of walking around Rome. Ice cream by the small lake was lovely but most expensive one we had all trip at 4 euros for a scoop! Bike hire looks a good way to get around but we prefered to walk and then sleep in the sun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We spent our last morning in Rome exploring Villa Borghese and thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Lots of lovell views and a great place to relax with a good cup of Italian coffee. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Villa Borghese in Rome. On eof the first place I have been in this eternal city. Special place ..... Place of the stories.... Stories of the roman people and their history..... Stories of lovers ..... Stories of some books..... and finaly my story sometime just a relax time in hot summer days:)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I can't tell you about the villa or the galleria, but the gardens were fantastic. Amazing views of Rome and a cafe which did good coffee but slightly disappointing food. As a family with 2 kids (aged 9 and 11) we couldn't drag them around too many historic sites or they would've gone nuts. There's only so much ice cream... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Walked through this park from our hotel to other attractions and it was lovely!! So beautiful and it is very big! There is also a zoo here. Reminded me of Central Park in New York.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I really liked the villa, there are many things to see, I could sit there for hours. It's peaceful, you can sit by the beautiful lake and just enjoy the amazing atmosphere. What I really loved was an older guy that played guitar, he was amazing, hopefully he plays more often there so you can check him out, if you... More 

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Parioli
Young and well-to-do families are the street flavor of Parioli. A new kind of Rome, this area is centuries away from the Renaissance with its pockets of 1930s palaces, tony boutiques, open-air markets and plenty of coffee shops. Parioli was built as an enclave for last century’s haute bourgeois and still represents as such in 21st century Rome. Need a break? The area has several great sporting clubs known for tennis and riding, a wonderful modern art museum, easy access to the zoo (Europe’s oldest), and is nestled around Rome’s very best parks including Villa Borghese, Villa Ada and Villa Glori.