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Villa Borghese

P.zzale del Museo Borghese, 00155 Rome, Italy
+39 06 2258 2330
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Famous villa constructed at the beginning of the 17th century for Cardinal Scipione Caffarelli Borghese, nephew of Pope Paul V, which is surrounded by one of the largest and most beautiful public parks in Rome.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful park” (169 reviews)
“huge park” (53 reviews)
“small lake” (37 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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P.zzale del Museo Borghese, 00155 Rome, Italy
Parioli
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Reviewed yesterday

By far my favorite place in Rome, I have visited three times already because these work of art will really take your breath away! Fact that you can stay inside only two hours makes it a bit rushed, but the overall impression is beyond words!

Thank plavusicalolica
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is Rome´s green heart. A grand area dedicated to alfresco entertaining and art. The Borghese gardens are perfect for a tranquil stroll surrounded by nature where the kids can enjoy themself (there is an area for them to play) also an excellent choice is...More

Thank Ceci2812
Reviewed 3 days ago

Of course the art gets five stars. But if you want to see it then you have to take part in the scam where it is next to impossible to get an entrance ticket at the claimed price. You have to go on a guided...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Go visit this splendid place which was the residence of a noble Italian family and then Of Paulina,sister of Napoleon. The place is full of top class art but because of its moderate size does not saturate the visitor but leaves him with a sense...More

1  Thank Dimitri K
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great place to stroll! Better yet rent a bike in the park (take a form of ID you can leave as well as a deposit). Beautiful garden and lovely buildings. Take a lunch and enjoy

Thank Crt811
Reviewed 6 days ago

Plenty to do for the family, bikes, play area, zoo- lots of space for the children to let off steam and have some fun.

Thank Cats4869
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Despite Rome is a beautiful city, I imagine it becomes too much every now and then. Beautiful place to visit, and have a romantic walk (which we did), there is a nice little...More

1  Thank Lilu A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely park in the city with easy access from the metro. We spent two afternoons here having picnics. Very peaceful and plenty of areas available so you do not have to be right beside other people. After the picnic there are plenty areas to walk...More

Thank Maverick1904
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see incredible sculpture presented perfectly, this is where you go. People travel from all over the world to visit, and they are not disappointed. Go, soak it in, and leave transformed.....

Thank feiden
Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely park is not crowded with tourists, who don't even know about it. The biggest draw is the Galleria Borghese, which has some of the most amazing paintings and sculptures in Italy, including Bernini's Apollo and Daphne.

Thank ArchitravelerYelnats
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DebsCoco2
Trying to decide whether to take metro/bus or Uber/taxi to enjoy the gardens only. If taking taxi, which entrance has the easiest, most direct way into the park to be dropped off at with the least amount of steps. Would it be the Porta Pinciana entrance? I'm sure the metro bus stops at Pinciana also, but the metro stop at the Piazza Popolo entrance appears to have a lot of steps and then another hike into the park...can anyone confirm this? Which would be the easiest way in, trying to save a little time and the knees! Thank you
18 June 2017|
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Response from Maverick1904 | Reviewed this property |
Having walked in and out of the park through Piazza Popolo I would say that would be a good option for you. From the piazza it is not a far walk and there was a little elevation but nothing too difficult. A taxi or uber can... More
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KatieCole
How much did the boats cost to rent at the Villa Borghese gardens? Thanks!
21 May 2017|
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Response from gloandeat d | Reviewed this property |
The boats cost 3 euro for 20 minutes per person and there are discounts for kids. They don’t charge per boat, but per person, so don’t feel the need to couple up to save money.
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William R
Are tickets required for the Borghese gardens?
10 April 2017|
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Response from Decius0808 | Reviewed this property |
No, for the park you don't need a ticket.
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