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Villa Farnesina

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Address: Via della Lungara 230, Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 39 6 68027268
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Beautifully frescoed Chigi palace

We were lucky to find this place in Trastevere, and even luckier to have a great guide just to ourselves for a 90 minutes' tour.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Attard, Malta
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Attard, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to find this place in Trastevere, and even luckier to have a great guide just to ourselves for a 90 minutes' tour.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The villa is large but you can only visit a few rooms. The cost is worth it (6E) as the ceiling paintings by Raphael are amazing. If you are planning a visit you can plan on visiting the rooms and gardens in less than on hour.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. The paintings were unbelievable amazing. The detail of how it gives you the illusion that looks real. Each room is painted beautiful, we weren't able to see two other rooms but we enjoyed the rooms that were available to see. Before entering Villa Farnesina feel free to walk around the gardens, there's a little fountain and... More 

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Nicolaus, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful ceiling murals by Raphael and lovely gardens. The rooms are exquisite. Worth the trip if you are near the Jewish Ghetto or the Sunday Market.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small villa, only 6 Euros to enter, gives fresco lovers a visual feast. Designed to entertain on secular topics, some risqué in content, it provides a counterpoint to saintly themes found elsewhere in Rome.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only 5 rooms so the entry price of 6 euros is a bit much. The frescoes and ceiling art are however quite impressive. Not to be confused with the Farnese gallery which is much more impressive.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It looks enormous. There a lot of steps and is not meant for handicapped people. My husband said that the inside was beautiful. Parking was difficult.

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Aventura, Florida, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We expected to spend a few hours touring thus villa, which from the outside, looks enormous. After paying the entry fee + 3 euro for the audio guide, we headed in. We listened to all the commentary, including the extended commentaries, and could only stay for 20 mins. Don't get me wrong, the frescoes are fabulous, but there are only... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We had booked a concert organised and staged by Opera Omnia which included a guided tour through the Villa Farnesina and live music/song from the time of the renaissance. We had experienced the artists, Paola - soprano, Stefano - flutes, Lorenzo - Spanish guitar at other historial venues so we knew we were in for a treat. In each room... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We enjoyed our time at this small museum. It only has about 5 rooms, and there are frescoes by Raphael and a few other Renaissance artists. This museum wasn't crowded and we were able to spend a lot of time in the museum and really examine the art. They were sold out of audio guides, but they had a plastic... More 

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Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.
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