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Parco dei Mostri

Address: Localita Giardino, 01020 Bomarzo, Italy
Phone Number: 39-0761924029
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Bomarzo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The place is beautiful and the statues are astonishing, is a bit like coming back to childhood! A must see if you are travelling to Rome or Florence! Enjoy F

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12 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

It's a lovely place. For obvious reasons, maintaining such park is not easy but I found it nice. They should put signs to indicate the route one should take. Dogs are not allowed, OF COURSE: WOULD YOU TAKE YOUR DOG TO THE FORI ROMANI? I guess one can take their dogs to public parks: it's called common sense. They should... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Go on a nice day and enjoy this beautiful park for a few hours! I read the reviewers that felt it was overpriced, but I don't think you will feel that way if you give yourself time to hang out...Have a Tea Party. The sculptures are fantastic and filled with humor and mythological beasts. We went with our 10 year... More 

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New York City, New York
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20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is an excellent day trip from Rome or on the way out of Rome into Tuscany. If you're an art fan, you'll definitely enjoy the connection to Dali. But these sculptures stand out on their own merit as well. The star on the show, in my opinion, is the hell mouth. Although it's a bit infested with mosquitos inside,... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This was a fun and unexpected trip. I was there in November 1996 and my friends and I had the place almost to ourselves. The Monsters were very interesting.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We had a wonderful time visiting Parco die Mostri and Villa Lante in the same day. They are two extremely different styles of landscape. This park is in a wonderful wooded location. The sculptures here blend right into the landscape. Monsters, giants, a giant turtles, elephants in battle ,nymphs and a tilted house were all a delight. Prince Pier Francesco... More 

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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

From the very first "monster" we came across, I was hooked! I love, love, love this place! I was so very fortunate that some friends were willing to drive the 1.5 hours from Rome to Bomarzo to visit this amazing "garden". If you have an opportunity to go, GRAB IT!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

If you are in the area of Viterbo, don't pass this wonderful place. Just on the outskirts of the town of Bomarzo, the park lies in a sheltered valley and within its acres , houses a collection of wonderful 16th century sculptures & buildings that were built to astonish. They still do... Count Orsini had them created to mourn the... More 

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Rome, Italy
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15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I have found this park fascinating because it brought back my memories from my travel to Asia. The park is located in the beautiful forest and the randomly dropped sculptures create the mysterious ambience. Very interesting place to visit.

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142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The park in itself is beautiful and the setting of those old statues in nature is simply breathtaking. Adults enjoy figuring out the clues of the initiation ritual that obviously inspired the architect of the place whereas children will enjoy the park itself and the natural environment.

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