PRIVATE BORGHESE GALLERY TOUR

239€ for the first two people 
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21€ per additional person 
Duration

Tour duration
2 Hours

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09:00 AM, 14:00 PM

Meeting Point

Meeting Point
Borghese Villa's entrance

The basic price include 2 participants | admission tickets are included |  Private Borghese Gallery Tour: The special private 3 hour tour allows the tourists to view the immense art collection stored at the Villa Borghese. The art galleries contain works of great artists like Bernini, Canova, Caravaggio, etc. The most popular pieces are Apollo, Daphne and Sacred and Profane love. Borghese Gallery Tour


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Borghese Gallery Tour : Jump the queue and take in the awe-inspiring sights at Villa Borghese. The exquisite Villa was built and designed by architect Flaminio Ponzio. The walls of the Villa hold some of the most important ad historical pieces of art in the entire world. The guide’s commentary and narration add to the extravagant journey through the villa and its galleries and gardens. The Villa was built with one purpose, to store the unique art collection owned by Scipione Borghese. It was built in the 17th century AD. It is situated on the Pincian Hill and on one of the largest park in Rome. One venturing inside tourists are taken through all the twenty rooms spread all over the 2 floors. The main floor houses the classic antiques from the 1st – 3rd century. The most famous mosaic on this floor is that of the Gladiators which was found near another Borghese Villa on the Via Casilina. The first room displays the ceiling fresco called trompe l’oeil by Mariano Rossi. The unique style used makes it look like a 3D image come to life. The walls shelter many works of Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Most notable are the Goat Amalthea with Infant Jupiter and Faun, Rape of Proserpine, Aeneas, Anchises & Ascanius and Apollo. There are many more works of Bernini along with other great artists as well. The Villa tour also goes by the National Museum of Musical Instruments. The collection houses artifacts from the modern western culture. It also has the ancient instruments from the Greek, Egyptian and Roman cultures. The collection started after Opera Singer Evan Gorga donated the largest collection ever. The botanical gardens outside are also a major part of the tours. It was one of the first gardens of its kind in the world. Many gardens all over Europe have been inspired from the Villa Borghese garden. The pathway takes the tourists through the ruins of sculptures in the gardens. The edge of the garden also provides a picturesque view of the Roman city. Borghese Gallery Tour



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  • Jump the line and view the museums, saving up to an hour of waiting time.
  • View the work of masters like Raphael, Caravaggio and Bernini.
  • Stroll through the beautiful and ancient Borghese gardens.
  • The art expert guiding you provides a thrilling narrative on each piece.

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