We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale)

#135 of 1,437 things to do in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Piazza del Quirinale, Rome, Italy
Today
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Description: This palace was built by Gregory XIII in 1574 as a summer residence, which...
This palace was built by Gregory XIII in 1574 as a summer residence, which serves today as the residence of Italy's president.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 320 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 152
    Excellent
  • 114
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
the current official residence of the President of the Italian Republic

The Quirinal Palace (known in Italian as the Palazzo del Quirinale or simply Quirinale) is a historic building in Rome, Italy, the current official residence of the President of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Zlatan75Mitic
,
Pozarevac
Rome Card|Includes discounted entry to more than 30 attractions
Borghese Gallery
Borghese Gallery
Palatine Hill
Palatine Hill
Capitoline Hill
Capitoline Hill
Castel Sant'Angelo
Castel Sant'Angelo
Buy a Pass
$109*
and up
Add Photo Write a Review

320 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Pozarevac
Top Contributor
205 reviews 205 reviews
168 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The Quirinal Palace (known in Italian as the Palazzo del Quirinale or simply Quirinale) is a historic building in Rome, Italy, the current official residence of the President of the Italian Republic. It is located on the Quirinal Hill, the highest of the seven hills of Rome. It has housed thirty Popes, four Kings of Italy and twelve presidents of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New Hampshire
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

We love Rome and after five lengthy stays always find new treasures. This is the counter part to our White House and only open to the public on Sunday's. Amazing place and magnificent art. Put it on your list.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Rome, Italy
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Not surprisingly because it is the office and residence of the President of Italy, it is not the easiest place to visit because it is only open for tourists on Sundays (apart from public holidays) from 8.30 to 12. Entrance costs only €5 and is free if your are under 18 or over 65. Inevitably, as we found out, there... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
62 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Because the Palazzo is the official home of the President of Italy, it is only open to the public on specified Sunday mornings. I arrived 15 mins. before opening and a line had already formed. The cost is 5 Euros. No photography is allowed; however, a lavishly illustrated book in English or Italian is available for 15 Euros. Information cards... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Kunshan, China
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Last week I got a tour of this political building and was blown away by the history, architecture, and beauty inside of the walls.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Thessaloniki, Greece
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It has a lot to offer to locals,as it is a historic landmark of modern Italy.To me,it was a terrace with great morning view of a great city,such as Rome!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Malta
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
97 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Palazzo del Quirinale is the equivalent of the White House. It is the place where the Italian President resides. Visit if you happen to be near the Trevi area as it is close by.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Doha qatar
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
56 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Of interest is the walk there on the way to from Trevi fountain, or thru the tunnel. An ancient Roman hill mainly with public buildings of government. Impressive guards uniforms at the presidential palace.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bucharest, Romania
Top Contributor
507 reviews 507 reviews
450 attraction reviews
275 helpful votes 275 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

An majestic pld building housing nowadays the italian president.Situated on Qurinale hill,one of the seven hills of Rome.In front of the building can be admired the obelisk and Fountain of Castor and Pollux. An interesting thing to see is the guard changing,in front of the palace.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
175 reviews 175 reviews
70 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I only visited the square, which has a beautiful giant sculpture and obelisk that is located outside the palazzo. I did go at sunset and found a little spot that offers up a view of the city, and a tiny Vaticano in the background. That was a pleasant surprise. It's very quiet here as well so you won't find a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale) also viewed

 

Been to Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale)? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale) and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
NEW YORK
1 month ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale) staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?

Staying in Trevi

Neighborhood Profile
Trevi
A non-stop photo and souvenir opportunity, Trevi is all about action. From early morning through the wee hours, the piazza surrounding Trevi Fountain hosts a never-ending flow of tourists hoping to make a wish or take a selfie. Clever restaurants, charming gelaterias, uncanny bars, kitsch shops, and a range of hotels make up the local landscape. Beneath the bustle are the remains of an ancient neighborhood that you can visit by heading over to a repertoire cinema and asking for a peek underground. There is something for everyone, but if peace and quiet are what you seek, plan to visit in the early morning hours.