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Villa Torlonia

Via Nomentana, 70, Rome, Italy
+39 06 4423 1185
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Don't Miss the Art Nouveau Owl House and the Museum of the Roman School

The attractions here are a welcome change from central Rome. The House of the Owls (Casina delle... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
James L
Columbia, Maryland
Mixed feelings

Nice art collection but overall the place is fairly run down. Does not keep much memories of its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Via Nomentana, 70, Rome, Italy
+39 06 4423 1185
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The attractions here are a welcome change from central Rome. The House of the Owls (Casina delle Civette) is a wonderful, crazy Art Nouveau home, beautiful both inside and outside. The stained glass is stunning. On the second floor of the main building (Casino Nobile)...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice art collection but overall the place is fairly run down. Does not keep much memories of its historical past.

Thank Ecuatraveller
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We had been meaning to visit Villa Tornolia for years but never managed to sqeeze it into our schedule. This time we finally made it and were pleasantly surprised. We were expecting a Borghese-esque managed public park, but instead Villa Torlonia is much more "wild"...More

Thank Hulaus
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Easy to come by bus 60 or tram 3. Museum is amazingly decorated, park was beautiful and had lots of shade spots to enjoy the parklife for a while. Nice reastaurant/cafe in the park. I defenetly recommend to go there, get out from the overcrowred...More

Thank jaajoka
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This is a really beautiful small park with lots of interesting features and buildings .. a real oasis in the city. Great place to relax and recharge

Thank 44traveller021
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The Villa Torlonia park and museums are a delightful Roman break from ancient ruins (although you can find them!). The park is small but charming in a way the Pamphilji and Borghese parks are not, and it’s a welcome change. Parks in Rome in general...More

4  Thank Diane M
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This attraction is a combo ticket. The park is free and lovely. The villa is beautiful and nicely restored. The Owl House is the true item that is worth the price of the ticket. Such a surprise in contrast to all the other palaces with...More

Thank Gail E
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Villa Torlonia consists of gardens and several buildings, including a Neoclassical villa (once owned by the Torlonia family, later used by Mussolini, then used by Allied Forces after they liberated Rome), a theater, and a unique art nouveau house (Casina delle Civette, the "Owl House")....More

1  Thank SpanishStepsApt
Reviewed 15 September 2016

a nice place to hang out for a drink when it is hot, alos interesting architectural buildings and scientific activities for children (planetarium...)

Thank ismael69
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have a love of art nouveau (liberte in Italy )and had read that there was a house called the house of the owls Casina Delle Civette as well as the villa where Mussolini spent time here, plus some impressive Liberte buildings round the corner...More

1  Thank tangentgirl2003
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