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Villa Rufolo

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Address: Piazza Duomo, Ravello, Italy
Phone Number: 39 089 857 621
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Villa Magnifico

the villa is a magnificent 13th century structure, beautiful gardens and architectural features. Well worth a visit. I also attended one of the outdoor concerts in the gardens... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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rapallo, Italy
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rapallo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

the villa is a magnificent 13th century structure, beautiful gardens and architectural features. Well worth a visit. I also attended one of the outdoor concerts in the gardens of the villa and it was fabulous, a 76 piece youth orchestra from Brazil they played everything from West side story to Sambas and Salsas. Great fun.

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Ennis, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Fabulous architectural heap of many ages and influences - Norman, Moorish/Sicilian medieval - you name it. We visited off-season, so the gardens were not at their best and maintenance work was in progress. Still very much worth it. A combined ticket for several local attractions can be bought at the Duomo Museum in the central piazza.

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Modiin, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

amazing views and a very nice little garden in the center of Ravello.To those who like to take some Photos- it is a very beautiful location . from this spot you can see the Napoli bay in a great engle. Recomended

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Camden, South Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We visited the gardens and grounds - very enjoyable. Also took in a piano concerto on the main stage - fantastic. The concert was lovely and the backdrop of sky and sea was breathtaking.

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Chicago, Illinois
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

The villa did not have much too it. The architecture wasn't very striking and it was rather worn down. The only exhibit we found was in a lower level (no signage as to how to find) of circus and carousel statues. I reviewed the gardens under the Rufolo garden listing. You pay one price to see both the villa, garden... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The only place, that was left to see in the Amalfi riviera was Ravello. We had a really lack of time before our departure to another country, so we caught a bus from Amalfi station for nearly 1 or 2 EUR and it took us about 30 minutes to reach this wonderful place. We picked it because of the famous... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We nipped into Villa Rufolo as part of an Amalfi coast day trip. We had an hour to kill in Ravelo and thought - "Villa Rufolo - why not". We paid our 5 euros each entrance fee and were given a map of the Villa. We wandered around and read the leaflet and wandered around some more. The villa itself... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We visited here in October 2013. We were staying in Positano and had booked Rainbow Limousines for the day, taking us to Paestum, lunch in Cetara and time to look around Ravello and these wonderful gardens. You will need to allow at least an hour or longer to have a really good look around them. The views over the coast... More 

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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83 reviews 83 reviews
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

If you absolutely must have the iconic Ravello shot with the 2 church domes and cypress tree, then you'll need to throw down your 5 euro to go through this place. But the domes are now devoid of paint and weedy. The gardens are nearly bare and the building itself in shambles. There are many empty display cases where the... More 

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Vicksburg MS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

These gardens and buildings are closer to the center of town and more compact than Villa Ciambrone, just a different style of gardens/grounds, but pretty much the equal. No Terrace of Infinity, but plenty of beautiful views, and a totally unbelievable setting for the music programs in the summer. Even in November it was well worth the time and price... More 

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