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Address: Piazza Trento, 1 | Viale delle Centro Fontane, Tivoli, Italy
Phone Number: 0774 312 070
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Description: Started by architect and historian, Pirro Liggori in 1549, for Cardinal...
Started by architect and historian, Pirro Liggori in 1549, for Cardinal Ippolito dEste, this famous villa estate is one of the finest examples of Renaissance residence and garden architecture and design.
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Spectacular Garden of Fountains

For those of you with time and patience while in Rome, take a side trip to Tivoli to visit Villa d'Este and its spectacular gardens and fountains. The sheer size and diversity of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

For those of you with time and patience while in Rome, take a side trip to Tivoli to visit Villa d'Este and its spectacular gardens and fountains. The sheer size and diversity of the fountains and the engineering involved in constructing them is surely one of the great wonders of Italy. Spend a few hours looking at the sculptures, enjoying... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Don't expect to see a lot in the palace itself. Generally the palace was a collection of empty rooms. Yes its big and nice, but don't waste a lot of time in it. Dedicate more time for the Gardens. They are one of the best I've seen in all of Europe in its extensive use of fountains and water. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The villa is a superb house with an unbelievable gardens, full of fountains. The house is well worth a wander around with some excellent art work. The gardens are magical and you should allow plenty of time to soak up the atmosphere. The town of Tivoli is a nice escape from Rome. Recommend you travel up by train, only 5... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Tivoli is located in the region of Lazio, Italy - it is accessible by train - a few hours journey from the city centre of Rome. On a sunny Sunday morning - on 8 June 2007, a friend brought me for a day's trip to this very beautiful off the beaten track at Tivoli Gardens - Villa d' Este -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I've been here with my sister and some friends. We all enjoyed the amazing fountains and the gardens inside the villa. It's a perfect place to go for a relaxing day - very close to Rome , more or less 1h driving.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The Villa d'Este must be one of the top garden in the world with all the water fountains that make a sound like a full symphonic orchestra.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

both the Villa and the Gardens are well worth the ticket, even though such a wonderful Landmark should be kept in a much more smart shape: almost no attendants, meaning unexpected closures and allowance for vandalisms, no more coffe shop since from many years, never-ending works...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Visited the Villa D'Este as part of a day tour out of Rome. The house was nice but the gardens were astounding as are the views out towards Rome. Apparently 500 fountains (although I think they mean jets of water) in the gardens forming cascades, spouts water lined paths and all kind of pools and ponds. Well worth the visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is a place to remember. If you are interested in architecture, old paintings, fountains and parks this is a must. The gardens with magnificent fountains offer a place to rest during a hot day. Just a spectacular place...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

WoW!! amazing beautiful place to visit.. Definitely a place to visit, located in the center of town. Fabulous fountains and gardens..

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