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Borghese Gallery

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Address: Villa Borghese | Roma, 00197 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 32810
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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One of the World's great art collections in a fine setting.

Unmissable collection of fine art in a stupendous building with decorated ceilings. The gardens in which it is situated are just as good a reason to visit. BUT PRE-BOOKING IS... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Unmissable collection of fine art in a stupendous building with decorated ceilings. The gardens in which it is situated are just as good a reason to visit. BUT PRE-BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. In March people were being turned away who had not pre-paid.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We turned up to be told that all tickets for that day had been sold. This was annoying. It was also suprising in that the gallery did not appear to be busy (there were only a handful of people to be seen). It was also unexpected as no other place in Rome operates in this way. Also, it was not... More 

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Paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The borghese gallery is hosting main pieces of Le Bernino and many pictures from Rafaele. Visits must be booked by phone for a time slot in the day. It's a marvellous place in a beautiful parc. The exhibitions of painting and sculptures are really great with all representants of the Italian renewall. To see absolutely are the sculptures from Le... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We wanted to visit the gallery so much - but the next available tickets were 2 days after the end of our stay. I don't know if "walk in" is acceptable - we didn't try, but I suspect you cannot

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Visted Tuesday March 24/15. Went a little early strolled in the gardens, perfect sunny morning, hardly any people, a lovely place. Of course the gallery does take ones breath away, Bernini and Caravaggio are masters of their craft.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Amazing sculptures and artwork, probably only surpassed by the Vatican museums, but unlike the Vatican you can view these works properly due to the restriction on number of visitors at any one time. This was my second visit to this gallery and I will visit again should I return to Rome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful gallery in a loving setting. Reservations required. The initial great room ceiling is mesmerizing. Statutes were well displayed. Highly recommend.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

On what we thought was aa very well--planned trip to Rome, the Borghese Gallery was an absolute delight. Getting there takes you through an exquisite park. We walked for hours with a smile on our faces.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Wonderful art and sculptures. You need to book online as only a certain number of people are allowed each day. You are not allowed to take ANY bags in, so make sure you hand them in on your arrival as the signage is not clear!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

- Let me start with saying that the very best museum in Rome is the Galleria Doria Pamphilj, so if you have to choose... - The Borghese collection IS stunning too, however, so it is a HIGHLY RECOMMENDED visit. - You ARE REQUIRED to book in advance and SHOULD take the audio guide. You can only visit in 2 hour... More 

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Staying in Parioli

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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.