Small-Group Guided Walking Tour in Villa Borghese

Explore the green “heart” of the city of Rome (the third largest park in the city) and immerse yourself in history among rich families, artists and secret gardens!

Your guide will lead you in discovering this wonderful corner of Rome, the history of the Borghese Gallery that houses, from the beginning, contemporary artists: this is the reason why inside we find the paintings of Caravaggio, the statues of Bernini and Canova since ever. We can consider it as the first museum of contemporary art.

Relax in the park, let yourself be pampered by its timeless evergreen plants and trees and breathe history!



Explore the green “heart” of the city of Rome (the third largest park in the city) and immerse yourself in history among rich families, artists and secret gardens!

Your guide will lead you in discovering this wonderful corner of Rome, the history of the Borghese Gallery that houses, from the beginning, contemporary artists: this is the reason why inside we find the paintings of Caravaggio, the statues of Bernini and Canova since ever. We can consider it as the first museum of contemporary art.

Relax in the park, let yourself be pampered by its timeless evergreen plants and trees and breathe history!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Villa Borghese Gardens, Piazzale Napoleone I, 00197 Rome Italy

The “Green Heart” of the city thanks to its plant, shaped like a heart. the Park was in the past divided into 3 areas: “Recinto Oscuro” due to a dense wooded area; “Recinto delle Prospettive”, reserved area for the prince, renamed “Parco dei Daini” for the presence of deer where periodically contemporary exhibitions are hosted; “Barco”, the largest that houses the “Laghetto” and il “Tempio di Esculapio”.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Galleria Borghese, Piazzale del Museo Borghese 5, 00197 Rome Italy

Listen to the history of the Borghese Gallery. Scipione Borghese was a passionate collector, who stopped at nothing to acquire new works that have arrived to the present day.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Asclepius, Via Ulisse Aldrovandi, 6, 00197 Rome Italy

The small temple, of Greek imitation, dedicated to the god located in the park pond.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tempio di Diana, Viale della Casina di Raffaello Villa Borghese, Rome Italy

Attraction point of the park, it is dedicated to Diana, the italic goddess of the woods who presides over the birth and growth of human beings.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Piazza di Siena, 00197 Rome Italy

A square created in honor of the city of origin of the Borghese family. The area is dominated by the Casina di Raffaello.

Duration: 15 minutes



Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours » Cultural Tours » Cultural Tour
Location: Southern Europe » Italy » Lazio » Lazio
Commences: Roma, Italy
Duration: 2 hours

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