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Address: Via Nomentana, 70, Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 06 4423 1185
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Stained glass in House of Owls, villa Torlonia

I love watching stained glass windows and when I learned about 'House of the Owls' in villa Torlonia, Rome I was wanting to see this famous house with beautiful stained glass... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Nadezda D
Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Saint Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love watching stained glass windows and when I learned about 'House of the Owls' in villa Torlonia, Rome I was wanting to see this famous house with beautiful stained glass collection. The villa formerly belonging to the Torlonia family was the residence of Prince Giovanni Torlonia until his death in 1938. I was looking at the house inside and... More 

Thank Nadezda D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Park to have a picnic, a walk alone or with the dog, run or just pass by. It has a theater inside and other buildings with roman architecture. A small lake too.

Thank Camilla R
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

A construction of an Cardinal who makes many travels and he had superb ideas; This palazzo is very nice and that since 1496; This cardinal became presents from the English King Henry VII; After years the Palazzo changed often the owners; It was the rich banker family Torlonia who bought the Palazzo 1820

Thank Manuela L
Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

A great break from hordes of tourists and the Roman sun in summer, the villa Torlonia has lovely grounds and several interesting buildings to visit, including the former residence of Mussolini and his underground bunker.

Thank Carmen A
Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

It's a pity that there is not so much written about this place in tourist guides. But on the other side it's very good as well, because you won't see large groups of tourist here, only italians, who are spending their weekends and lovely mornings here. There are two small, but magnificent museums which are worth visiting, and the park... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

We arrived at Quartiere Coppedé and visited this place after. This is our fourth time here, and this place serves well on the fourth time. I'm interested in architecture and art. Some of the rooms had really lovely wall and ceiling paintings from 1700 and 1800 hundreds. It had been restored by the state. I had an audio guide and... More 

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Andalucia, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

I don´t think Villa Torlonia is really a must when visiting Rome. It´s a quiet park good to stroll around but everything looks neglected. What I liked most was the Casina delle Civete, an interesting place with beautiful architecture. On the other hand, the other main building in Villa Torlonia -Casino Nobile- might be outstanding for another city, but not... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I guess you could say that the Villa Torlonia’s claim to fame is that it was the Mussolini family home from 1925-43. Mussolini paid 1 Lira a year to rent the villa. However, this splendid neoclassical villa called Casina Nobile previously belonged to Prince Giovanni Torlonia (1756-1829), a powerful banker and landowner. In later years, it became the Allied headquarters... More 

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Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

beautifully restored private home of Mussolini in a lovely park. Gorgeous banqueting hall and interesting Pompei room as well as the dining hall with a copy of Thorvaldsen's Alexander Frieze, a real gem is the socalled Owl's House in the park in Art Deco style with marvellous stained glass Windows.

Thank Birte L
Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Villa Torlonia is quite a charming park with 2 obelisks and 2 small museums in it. You can easily get there by tram - numbers 3 and 19. I visited Rome during the Holy week and it was really crowded, so I found this place an oasis of tranquility away from the mobs. I really loved the Owl house and... More 

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