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Villa Durazzo

P.le San Giacomo, 3, 16038 Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
0185 293135
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Eugene, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Beautiful gardens with lots of benches for resting. Some of the most spectacular view in Santa Margherita. The actual villa is not worth the €5.50 for the entrance fee

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Tyne & Wear
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17 reviews 17 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Do not be put off by the climb required to visit Villa Durazzo; you will be rewarded with a superb view over the Bay and a very nice coffee bar where we had the best cappucinos ever.

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Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Decided to walk up this street to get a closer look at the church and to my right was an entrance to what I thought was a private residence's garden until a local said go on in and have a nice walk. Wow! It was acres of gardens on multiple levels. The baron had it built to be the summer... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We stumbled upon it without any previous plans and were pleasantly surprised by the park beauty. It is slightly up hill but the views are splendid.

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California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Beautiful and interesting gardens, perfect view of the harbor below, very romantic setting, wonderful sculptures.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Here you can have an idea of the grandeur it must have been to possess a villa on the Italian Riviera. This is also a nice place to have a picknick, cool with beautifull view over Santa Margherita

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Revere, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

It is a nice place to walk around and see all of the different sculptures and statues but can be a little slippery and treacherous if the ground is wet so make sure you wear good shoes

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Bedfordshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This historic house in the midst of beautiful surroundings perched on a hill offer great views, a place to sit in quiet contemplation away from the crowds. It has a bar for refreshments but wins every time for what it can do to recharge the batteries.

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PAUSA
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73 reviews 73 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

This is well with the climb and admission fee for the gorgeous views and gardens. The story of the villa is also very interesting.

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Maine
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We not only enjoyed the gardens and view but also attended a flute concert in the Villa which was just perfection largely due to the great acoustics. Worth the short easy climb!

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