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Address: Via Nomentana, 70, Rome, Italy
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Getting tired of ancient ruins and tourists? Try this for an off-the-beaten track treasure!

The Villa Torlonia park and museums are a delightful Roman break from ancient ruins (although you can find them!). The park is small but charming in a way the Pamphilji and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Diane M
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Rome, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Villa Torlonia park and museums are a delightful Roman break from ancient ruins (although you can find them!). The park is small but charming in a way the Pamphilji and Borghese parks are not, and it’s a welcome change. Parks in Rome in general aren’t well cared for, and this one is no exception, but there is a feeling... More 

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Navarre, Florida
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This attraction is a combo ticket. The park is free and lovely. The villa is beautiful and nicely restored. The Owl House is the true item that is worth the price of the ticket. Such a surprise in contrast to all the other palaces with crystal chandeliers.

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Thank Gail E
Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 430 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Villa Torlonia consists of gardens and several buildings, including a Neoclassical villa (once owned by the Torlonia family, later used by Mussolini, then used by Allied Forces after they liberated Rome), a theater, and a unique art nouveau house (Casina delle Civette, the "Owl House"). The gardens contain lovely (and some colorful) palm trees, some pretty "ruins," walking paths and... More 

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Toulouse, France
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98 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

a nice place to hang out for a drink when it is hot, alos interesting architectural buildings and scientific activities for children (planetarium...)

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london
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have a love of art nouveau (liberte in Italy )and had read that there was a house called the house of the owls Casina Delle Civette as well as the villa where Mussolini spent time here, plus some impressive Liberte buildings round the corner in Viale Regina Margherita and also in Via Dora. We were not disappointed the owl... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We got lost finding our way back to our hotel and came across this wonder. A lovely park with several water fountains to refill our bottles. Wonderful stories and pieces of art. The building are wonderful, especially the Owl House" which will transport you to a delightful fairyland. We spent a number of hours here. There is a cafe on... More 

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Naples, Campania, Italy
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I had a few hours to spare whilst in Rome and decided to visit the Villa Tollonia. I paid €7.50 for visiting both the Villa and the Casino Nobile,the museum that currently features a collection of paintings by Benvenuto Ferrazzi and other works on loan. There are 25 conditions for free entry such as blood donors, Parisian citizens (twinned city)... More 

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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

A great place to jog, have a picnic, or relax at the bar with a drink in your hand as you take shelter from the sweltering heat of the Roman sun at what was supposedly the summer getaway of the late fascist dictator Mussolini.

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Saint Petersburg, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I love watching stained glass windows and when I learned about 'House of the Owls' in villa Torlonia, Rome I was wanting to see this famous house with beautiful stained glass collection. The villa formerly belonging to the Torlonia family was the residence of Prince Giovanni Torlonia until his death in 1938. I was looking at the house inside and... More 

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180 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Park to have a picnic, a walk alone or with the dog, run or just pass by. It has a theater inside and other buildings with roman architecture. A small lake too.

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