Galleria Borghese

Top 1% of attractions in Rome
9 / 10

13 expert reviews

“Book a two-hour timed-entry ticket in advance to beat the crowds, then spend the first 45 minutes upstairs with the paintings before taking in the sculptures below. ”

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Fodor's Fodor's
"It's a real toss-up as to which is more magnificent: the villa built for Cardinal Scipione Borghese in 1612, or the art that lies within." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"Villa Borghese, the most central of Rome's great parks, was saved from encroaching property developers in the 1870s when it was bought by a farsighted city council."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"If you only have time (or inclination) for one art gallery in Rome, make it this one." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"The interior decoration - carried out in 1775-90 by Antonio Asprucci and Christopher Unterberger for Marcantonio IV Borghese - was fully restored in the 1990s. " Full review
Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Traveler
Editor's Pick
"Book ahead online to secure a spot for one of the two-hour-long viewing times throughout the day, and spend some time after your visit exploring the Borghese Gardens." Full review
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