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“A Small Hidden Artistic Gem”
Review of Villa Farnesina

Villa Farnesina
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US$89.16*
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Rome Trastevere and Villa Farnesina Private...
Ranked #56 of 2,034 things to do in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 13 May 2018

The Villa Farnesina is hidden away between Ponte Mazzini and the Ponte Sisto on the Via della Lungara on the left as you head down towards S.Maria in Trastevere. The villa is in a small garden but I think the main attraction is the frescoes and other art work in the various rooms which covers the wall from floor to ceiling and then there are the ceiling as well. The art work on display and frescoes are by Raphael Sanzio, Sebastiano del Piombo, Giovanni da Udine and others. They are truly vivid and amazing well worth the 6 Euros it cost in May 2018.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Another beautiful palazzo with wonderful frescos, across two floors and with an attractive garden, plus they give discounts to the over 65s and provide comfortable chairs to look at the frescos. Upstairs there is a really interesting exhibition about the pigments used to paint the frescos, and the impact that the introduction of plants from Asia and New World had on still life painting in the 16th century. Recommended.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Well worth seeing for art lovers and those keen to escape the crowds. Really interesting history as well as frescoes from Piombo, Raphael and Peruzzi. I crowded and beautiful.

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

We found this place just across the river Tiber in Trastavere as we were walking around and decided to visit . It was well worth it , a good decision. It was home to a banker Agostino Chigi who decided that Raphael could do the decorating.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Nice museum. Excellent artificial lighting to counteract the sun coming in the windows, lessening the glare so you can actually see the paintings. Interesting exhibits on the depiction of fruits and vegetables in the art and on the use of technology to identify the substances used for the colors in the paint.

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