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Galleria Borghese

Art Museum and Art Gallery
Pinciano e salario, Rome, Latium, Roma
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  • Bea H.
    "The audio guide is worth every penny (5€)."(5 Tips)
    Tasha M.
    "Masterpieces by Bernini, Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, and more!"(4 Tips)
    Georgios K.
    "Best museum in Rome"(3 Tips)
    Mark D.
    "So may Bernini sculptures, and all interesting and beautiful."(2 Tips)
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  • Ann-Margaret M.
    I definitely recommend the multimedia audio tour they offer in multiple languages for €5 if you don't go there with a tour guide. Don't forget to look up! :) each room is a work of art on its own
  • Andrei A.
    Andrei AghiMarch 7, 2016
    I think the 2 hours are not enough too enjoy all the the things.Ps:if you intend to buy a Roma Pass you will have the entrace for free and you can call and reserve an advance.Reservation is mandatory!
  • Salvatore D.
    Masterpieces by many artists can be seen here. My favourites are the marble sculptures by Bernini. Book and be punctual or you'll have to wait for the next turn to enter (that's up to two hours!)
  • Ann-Margaret M.
    Let's be honest. The art. Bernini...Caravaggio...it was like a dream to see these works of art in person! It's June so it was hot and stuffy but it wasn't too crowded. Overall great experience.
  • Rachel S.
    Rachel SheppardJuly 6, 2013
    The audio guide is so worth the €5! No explanation of the works, otherwise. Amazing museum, not to be missed. Make sure to reserve your tickets online ahead of time.
  • Ioana Z.
    Ioana ZeresApril 11, 2015
    Amazing gallery but the booking is mandatory. Don't forget to see also it's garden on the back where you can see again from outside the Bernini statue Ratto di Proserpina.
  • Talar T.
    Talar TelvizianJuly 1, 2014
    If you want to visit a minimum number of museums during your trip, this must be on the list. Be sure to reserve tickets beforehand cz they get sold out.
  • Bea H.
    Bea HMarch 29, 2015
    The audio guide is worth every penny (5€). It offers good stories and background information. Makes the visit so much better. I fell in love with Bernini.
  • Cross Pollinate Travel
    Cross Pollinate TravelNovember 6, 2012
    In our opinion, the most beautiful gallery in Rome.The Bernini statuary is an absolute must-see. Considered one of the best collections of classical art in the world -at one time coveted by Napoleon.
  • Mark D.
    Mark DunkJuly 1, 2014
    Amazing collection of art. So may Bernini sculptures, and all interesting and beautiful. Had an issue with tickets, but they made good on the error. The ceiling artwork is truly beautiful.
  • Gizem O.
    Gizem OgecanJanuary 6
    Great collection, best to visit with a tour guide though. Limited english description for pieces. Few paintings/sculptures had audio option. You have to give your bag, but they wont take your jacket!
  • Stefania M.
    Stefania ManiJuly 11, 2015
    Amazing art collection! Buy the tickets in advance as it is always crowded and lots of time fully booked! Loved the park as well :)
  • Boon Y.
    Boon YapMay 7, 2014
    Well-worth the fuss. A treasure trove of Bernini sculptures, Caravaggios, & incredible rooms. Book online 2-3 weeks ahead for tix. Tours are 2 hrs. Always sold out. Enjoy!!
  • Anna L.
    Anna LockhartJanuary 4, 2016
    Impressive collection of art, but buying tickets 2 weeks in advance and not being allowed to carry any belongings inside is just ridiculous. Plus they most likely broke my camera which was in my bag
  • Sam S.
    Sam S.August 3, 2013
    Worth a visit, if you have some interest in Roman history. There are busts of the emporers, including Hadrian. Note: Bags & cameras have to be checked in before entering the museum.
  • Tasha M.
    Tasha MajorJuly 19, 2011
    If you come to Rome, you MUST visit here! Masterpieces by Bernini, Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, and more! Be sure to call and reserve ahead of time as they sell out days in advance.
  • Cristina B.
    Cristina BenitezJuly 11, 2014
    It's a must see attraction, tbest gallery in Rome. Make your reservation a couple of months before your trip in order to get tickets for the day you want, since the number of visitors aloud is limited
  • Thomas C.
    Thomas CraenenFebruary 1, 2016
    An absolute must see when in Rome. Be stunned by Bernini's amazing sculptures. Make sure you make a reservation a couple weeks before you visit.
  • Arte it
    Arte itNovember 15, 2011
    The Borghese Gallery, for all its spectacular art content, has a master's missing - Michelangelo. Scipione Borghese was only a small crucifix made by the artist, and that, unfortunately, disappeared
  • Mecenate Palace Hotel - Roma -
    A real gem inside the most beautiful park in Rome. The museums of Rome will remain open to the public all summer and will host events and guided tours. For info please call 060608.
  • Naz C.
    Naz CostanteMarch 20, 2016
    buy tickets online in advance, also take audioguides. incredible work of bernini, caravaggio and others. its a private collection. very beautiful 👌🏼
  • Tablet Hotels
    Tablet HotelsMarch 6, 2013
    One of the city's most exquisite art collections. If you only have time to visit one museum in Rome, make sure it's this one!
  • Cristina B.
    Cristina BenitezJuly 11, 2014
    Since you are aloud to stay for only 2 hours, visit the attractions and then, watch the rest. Attractions: Caravaggio room, Bernini's sculptures, Venetian paintings and Paulina Bonaparte (Canova).
  • Aydin G.
    Aydin GunduzOctober 9, 2012
    The best museum that I visited in Rome. Don't forget to make a reservation for your visit at least a few days in advance.
  • Marek B.
    Marek BenešSeptember 11, 2015
    You don't need the reservation to get there. Just come to the ticket desk few minutes after the time slot begun (9/11/13h etc).
  • Jovana S.
    Jovana StojanovicDecember 28, 2013
    You must book tickets in advance and you have only two hours to see this beautiful gallery. But it is definitely worth seeing. :-)
  • @sloane
    @sloaneAugust 26, 2013
    Reserve tickets in advance - a must! Save time after to walk through the park to the overlook to see all of Rome.
  • Tasha M.
    Tasha MajorJuly 19, 2011
    Do a guided tour or rent an audioguide. You only have two hours to enjoy this collection, so be sure to make the best of it!
  • Italia.it
    Italia.itNovember 19, 2012
    Car Park:Disabled people can park within the villa using the entrance in Piazza Sienkiewicz. - Pedestrian Route accessible by wheelchair - - Entrance: Uncovered, escort NOT required - WC inaccessible Read more
  • Elite Club Vacanze
    Elite Club VacanzeJune 1, 2012
    They say the best museum in Rome is the city itself. That may be so, but the Galleria Borghese is still a gem worth seeing.
  • Bijan K.
    Bijan KafiSeptember 28, 2015
    One of the most wondrous places on earth. Don't miss the picture gallery on the second floor.
  • Scott N.
    Scott NorrisJanuary 13, 2014
    Best thing here is the sculptures, particularly the Rape of Prospina, which used to be at the Palazzo Ludovosi.
  • Max K.
    Max KiryushenkovOctober 3, 2016
    Amazing galery. Especially the dome of the main room. Mostly recommended to visit
  • Phil C.
    Phil CalçadoApril 5, 2015
    Just amazing. Don't even think about coming without buying tix in advance.
  • Jareck R.
    Jareck RysJuly 19, 2013
    Free of charge with Roma pass. The audio guide was very helpful.
  • NungNing 🎀
    NungNing 🎀April 9, 2014
    Strongly recommended to visit. Nice galleria. Better to reserve first
  • duammaud
    duammaudNovember 3, 2015
    Book ahead. Skip the crowd. Tour the gallery the other way round.
  • Roma
    RomaMarch 24, 2012
    Begun in 1608 by Flaminio Ponzio and continued by Jan van Santen (Giovanni Vasanzio) upon his death, the Casino Borghese was designed to house Cardinal Scipione Borghese's art collection.
  • Denys K.
    Denys KovryzhenkoJanuary 10, 2015
    Bernini masterpieces are definitely among the things one must see be4 he/she dies.
  • Mikhail U.
    Mikhail UdalovAugust 28, 2013
    Please book the tickets online the day before at least, however it will not save you from staying in the long line to get your ticket (awful entrance organization)
  • Damla G.
    Damla GüneşJuly 22, 2015
    A must see. Bernini really is amazing.
  • Bianca
    BiancaNovember 14, 2015
    Impressive! Try to spend some time there but book tickets in advance
  • Ryan B.
    Ryan BrightSeptember 3, 2015
    Check out tour times beforehand, as they start promptly.
  • Peter L.
    Peter LipsApril 17, 2011
    Il ratte de proserpina is breathtaking in all details. Imagine it once being a large pièce of marble....
  • Christopher L.
    Christopher LongAugust 1, 2012
    From Termini, take the 910 bus to Pinciana. This link is helpful: http://www.roninrome.com/%20sites-and-attractions/getting-to-galleria-boghese
  • Food Collage
    Food CollageAugust 11, 2011
    Amazing collection here. The audio guide helped a lot!
  • Marilyn D.
    Marilyn DocquierAugust 27, 2015
    You should definitely go!! Really beautiful!
  • Kelly D.
    Kelly DJune 5, 2012
    Take advantage of the controlled entry to get some time alone in the galleries.
  • Carlo M.
    Carlo MDecember 13, 2011
    Must make a reservation at +39 06 32810 and arrive 30 minutes before.
  • Ljuba
    LjubaFebruary 26, 2013
    For European Union citizens before 18 y. o. only €2 :) For other €11.. (and free Wi-Fi ^^)
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