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Galleria Borghese

Art Museum and Art Gallery
Pinciano e salario, Rome, Latium, Rome
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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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  • 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!)
    Salvatore De Carmine · June 26, 2015
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  • 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.
    Ann-Margaret M Javier · June 5, 2015
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  • Boon Y.
    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!!
    Boon Yap · May 7, 2014
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  • Ioana Z.
    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.
    Ioana Zeres · April 11, 2015
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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
    Ann-Margaret M Javier · June 5, 2015
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  • Andrei A.
    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!
    Andrei Aghi · March 7
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  • Cross Pollinate Travel
    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.
    Cross Pollinate Travel · November 6, 2012
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  • Cristina B.
    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
    Cristina Benitez · July 11, 2014
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  • Bea H.
    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.
    Bea H · March 29, 2015
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  • Mark D.
    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.
    Mark Dunk · July 1, 2014
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  • Talar T.
    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.
    Talar Telvizian · July 1, 2014
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  • Anna L.
    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
    Anna Lockhart · January 4
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  • Arte it
    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
    Arte it · November 15, 2011
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  • Cristina B.
    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).
    Cristina Benitez · July 11, 2014
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  • Tasha M.
    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.
    Tasha Major · July 19, 2011
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  • Sam S.
    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.
    Sam S. · August 3, 2013
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  • Stefania M.
    Amazing art collection! Buy the tickets in advance as it is always crowded and lots of time fully booked! Loved the park as well :)
    Stefania Mani · July 11, 2015
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  • 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.
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  • Rachel S.
    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.
    Rachel Sheppard · July 6, 2013
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  • Italia.it
    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
    Italia.it · November 19, 2012
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  • Thomas C.
    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.
    Thomas Craenen · February 1
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  • Naz C.
    buy tickets online in advance, also take audioguides. incredible work of bernini, caravaggio and others. its a private collection. very beautiful 👌🏼
    Naz Costante · March 20
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  • Mikhail U.
    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)
    Mikhail Udalov · August 28, 2013
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  • Marek B.
    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).
    Marek Beneš · September 11, 2015
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  • Tablet Hotels
    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!
    Tablet Hotels · March 6, 2013
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  • Jovana S.
    You must book tickets in advance and you have only two hours to see this beautiful gallery. But it is definitely worth seeing. :-)
    Jovana Stojanovic · December 28, 2013
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  • Aydin G.
    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.
    Aydin Gunduz · October 9, 2012
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  • Tasha M.
    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!
    Tasha Major · July 19, 2011
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  • Elite Club Vacanze
    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.
    Elite Club Vacanze · June 1, 2012
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  • @sloane
    Reserve tickets in advance - a must! Save time after to walk through the park to the overlook to see all of Rome.
    @sloane · August 26, 2013
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  • Scott N.
    Best thing here is the sculptures, particularly the Rape of Prospina, which used to be at the Palazzo Ludovosi.
    Scott Norris · January 13, 2014
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  • Bijan K.
    One of the most wondrous places on earth. Don't miss the picture gallery on the second floor.
    Bijan Kafi · September 28, 2015
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  • Roma
    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.
    Roma · March 24, 2012
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  • Peter L.
    Il ratte de proserpina is breathtaking in all details. Imagine it once being a large pièce of marble....
    Peter Lips · April 17, 2011
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  • Phil C.
    Just amazing. Don't even think about coming without buying tix in advance.
    Phil Calçado · April 5, 2015
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  • NungNing 🎀
    Strongly recommended to visit. Nice galleria. Better to reserve first
    NungNing 🎀 · April 9, 2014
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  • duammaud
    Book ahead. Skip the crowd. Tour the gallery the other way round.
    duammaud · November 3, 2015
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  • Bob R.
    Two of the most featured sculptures (both by Bernini) depict rapes.
    Bob Rutledge · July 18, 2015
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  • Dimitri V. &.
    During 2011, the last Tuesday of the month,free entrance between 19.00 & 22.00
    Dimitri V. "Anilikos" · March 28, 2011
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  • Jareck R.
    Free of charge with Roma pass. The audio guide was very helpful.
    Jareck Rys · July 19, 2013
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  • Denys K.
    Bernini masterpieces are definitely among the things one must see be4 he/she dies.
    Denys Kovryzhenko · January 10, 2015
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  • Bianca
    Impressive! Try to spend some time there but book tickets in advance
    Bianca · November 14, 2015
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  • Carlo M.
    Must make a reservation at +39 06 32810 and arrive 30 minutes before.
    Carlo M · December 13, 2011
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  • Christopher L.
    From Termini, take the 910 bus to Pinciana. This link is helpful: http://www.roninrome.com/%20sites-and-attractions/getting-to-galleria-boghese
    Christopher Long · August 1, 2012
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  • Ryan B.
    Check out tour times beforehand, as they start promptly.
    Ryan Bright · September 3, 2015
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  • Damla G.
    A must see. Bernini really is amazing.
    Damla Güneş · July 22, 2015
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  • Ljuba
    For European Union citizens before 18 y. o. only €2 :) For other €11.. (and free Wi-Fi ^^)
    Ljuba · February 26, 2013
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  • Food Collage
    Amazing collection here. The audio guide helped a lot!
    Food Collage · August 11, 2011
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  • Kelly D.
    Take advantage of the controlled entry to get some time alone in the galleries.
    Kelly D · June 5, 2012
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  • Marilyn D.
    You should definitely go!! Really beautiful!
    Marilyn Docquier · August 27, 2015
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