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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
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Situated in the Borghese Gardens this gallery was worth visiting. You must prebook on the Internet. At least in June 2015 this was required. Not sure if this applies all year... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Caloundra, Australia

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Caloundra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Situated in the Borghese Gardens this gallery was worth visiting. You must prebook on the Internet. At least in June 2015 this was required. Not sure if this applies all year round. You get a 2 hour window to peruse the gallery eg 9-11, 11-1 etc. This helps them control crowds. There are some fantastic sculptures to see as well... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This beautiful palace hosts some very interesting paintings and sculptures of Italian and other famous artists of the Renaissance. You should visit it to have taste of Italy's rich artistic heritage.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

don't book your ticket for the 3 to 5 pm timesheduling, you won't have time to see all get a good map or you will wander quite a bit in the big park before to find the museum

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the visit..but quite a walk to get there from either the train or the bus. This home was Cardinal Borghese's 'party' house. He never really put any great treasures here and what;s on exhibit pretty well confirms that. Lots of mediocre paintings and sculptures on exhibit. A couple hours or less is all you'll need,

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Summary: The Borghese family collection of paintings and sculpture rivals that of the best museums, all in the setting of their gorgeous garden villa. The great: - An entire wall of Raphael, wall of Tizian, room of Caravaggio, and room of Garofalo - Many of the downstairs rooms were finished specifically to house the Bernini sculptures at their centers, which... More 

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New York City, New York
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I love all the art. Statues and paintings were extensive. My teenage son enjoyed the visit. Wear your sneakers a lot of walking and to get to the top floor you have to climb stairs. Very nice garden in the back.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This villa houses some amazingly beautiful art, both paintings and statues. Although it says in the guide books that you are not allowed to take pictures, everybody brings in their cameras and takes pictures (which I had!). You are required to check your bags before entering, even small bags. Definitely book your entrance tickets in advance. We spent a few... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Imagine visiting that rich aunt with a private art collection you can't imagine getting to see. Well, if your aunt has the last name of Borghese and you buy your tickets on-line prior to arriving, you too, can see an impressive array of artwork in an intimate environment with about 40 total strangers. Hey, it beats the Vatican Museum where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This museum has a very nice collection of sculptures! My family was impressed and we enjoyed this much more than the Sistine chapel which was extremely crowded and not enjoyable at all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The three life-sized Baroque marble sculptures by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini alone are worth the trip. Not to mention the Caravaggio, Titian, Raphael, etc... They have to be seen in person to fully appreciate the artistry and workmanship.

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Additional Information about Borghese Gallery

Address: Address: Villa Borghese | Roma, 00197 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 32810
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Parioli
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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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.
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