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Started by architect and historian, Pirro Liggori in 1549, for Cardinal Ippolito dEste, this famous villa estate is one of the finest examples of Renaissance residence and garden architecture and design.
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Piazza Trento 5, 00019, Tivoli, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an easy trip from Rome, and is an amazing experience outside of the tourist mobs of the city! My friend and I toured it with a private guide, and it was truly captivating! They engineering and architecture of this place; with its history....well,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice gardens. Less crowded and cooler than in Rome. Many fountains. Convenient 1/2 day trip from Roma terminali

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the villa and were really pleasantly surprised by the gardens. We found the villa quite underwhelming but the gardens make up for it on a whole new level. The fountains and views are truly stunning. Definitely worth the visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish everyone could see this nice garden of Tivoli, Villa d' Este! Guards are super helpful, polite and kind, bathrooms are clear, the gardens are fantastic!!!

Thank Kalman, Janos, ... C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to visit Ville d’Este today with high expectations. When we arrived, we only had to pay €10 (for an adult) as anyone under 18 is free! With this, we decided to opt for the audio tour - as we wanted to learn about...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a day trip out of Rome! The fountains are so beautiful, the photos don't do it justice.

Thank Nia A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a stunning and revitalizing way to spend the day. The most gorgeous garden I have ever visited. Loved every minute there. Be aware that you need to be careful with young kids on the balconys and rooms of the actual villa as they are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place really is stunning. The gardens are unbelievable. Great place to spend the entire morning. Check out the wind organ. Best to book tickets online in advance and come as early as possible.

1  Thank Christoph G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens are well kept and the large fountains spraying icy cold water are entertaining. There's a clock that rings at certain times of the day, ideally ask for the time at the counter.

1  Thank Jean Paul A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a trip here from Rome. There is a regular train service which takes around an hour each way. Make sure you validate your train ticket - we did not do this and got told we could have been fined by the ticket inspector....More

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John T
13 August 2018|
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Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I don’t recall seeing any but I wasn’t on the lookout tbh. Got this from their website - you’ve got to love the translation from Italian! - The entrance of dogs (if big with muzzle) is allowed with leashes. Owners... More
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Response from Cosma A | Reviewed this property |
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