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Villa Borghese Gardens

Local name: Villa Borghese

Villa Borghese is an extensive park and villa complex, one of the most famous Roman areas of urban greenery. In the area of about 80 hectares of the park, you can walk, play sports or explore. There is one of the more famous museums here - Galeria Borghese, as well as Museo Carlo Bilotti with the works of Giorgio de Chirico, Andy Warhol or Larry Rivers, Museo Pietro Canonica, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, where you can see the works of van Gogh , Cézanne, Monet, and finally Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia housing one of the largest collections of Etruscan art.

The Borghese Gallery is the most popular. The collection of the magnificent art collection began by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, one of Bernini's first patrons and admirer of Caravaggio's art. You can see works such as "Apollo and Daphne", "Pluto and Proserpine", "David". Among the paintings it is worth paying attention to the "Last Supper" by Jacopo Bassano, works by Rafael, Rubens, Titian, Botticelli, and Carravagia.

Villa Borghese Gardens map
Piazzale Napoleone I 00197 Rome , Italy