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Beautiful and peaceful

As others have said, this is a little off the beaten path in Rome and away from the crowds. It's... read more

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Paradise. Art, stained glass, just missing a few more seats to sit down.

What a little gem, away from the maddening crowd. This lovely villa with an interesting past, has... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have said, this is a little off the beaten path in Rome and away from the crowds. It's not hard to reach by bus, and it's in a cool neighborhood of embassies from other countries, so you see lovely architecture. We spent about...More

Thank allen1000
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Years ago this was the home and gardens of nobility which I imagine would have been immaculately kept but on our visit in May this year we wandered around a portion of the large gardens (35 acres) which appeared rundown and neglected. The grass and...More

Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

So my friend and I really enjoy visiting old villas and admiring the furnishing etc. We talked our husbands in to taking us here. What a mistake!! No furnishings! Yes the rooms themselves have beautiful ceilings and the history behind the place is amazing. But...More

Thank Naniepoppie123
Reviewed 24 July 2018

What a little gem, away from the maddening crowd. This lovely villa with an interesting past, has art exhibitions, stained glass, and some amazing trompe l oeil. Very reasonable to enter (ensure you ask for the two venues, not evident when you first buy a...More

1  Thank juliebarrett1964
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Visiting the Villa Torlonia is a welcome change from the hustle and bustle as it has very few tourists. Okay, some of the places and walkways need some TLC but the 3 Museums especially the House of Owls are well worth a visit. After a...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018

After doing the historic centre and fighting through the crowds this place is a welcome respite. The park is sort of run down and uncared for but the villas are stunning. It’s difficult to describe how superb these houses are. The owl house was a...More

2  Thank ShadowTours
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Promoting culture, every first Sunday of the month the fees are free for Roman Citizens. Villa Torlonia offers important paintings and statues to be seen and admire Park surrounding both "Cassini" or buildings are good for walking with your kids

Thank Felipe S
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Torlonia’s was an important princely family of Rome Pope-aristocracy since 18th century, great lover of arts and craftsmanship and Villa Torlonia was its manifesto. Projected by Valadier and then Carretti is a great example of neoclassical architecture outside and of the eclectic current inside. You...More

1  Thank Marziomartel
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Parc itself is not so special. It was very brown and didn't look that well cared for. All the buildings were closed because it was Monday and that isn't clear before you arrive.

2  Thank Mart S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Worth 2 to 3 hours visit to see the splendid villa, all the rooms, the art gallery and the gardens. Mussolini's residence not so well known for many years because of ostracism of the Italian political parties. A human touch, a splendid art collection by...More

Thank Nicola61Ita
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14 July 2018|
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Response from Felipe S | Reviewed this property |
HI there Yes underground bunkers and antiaircraft shelters are open since July 10th , renovations started last year Ticket for guided tour is 10€ per person, children under ten not pay - one child per adult The fee for... More
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5 April 2018|
Response from Marziomartel | Reviewed this property |
Yes! You can visit his bedroom and his little studio!