ABOUT VILLAGE BORGHESE

All you need to know to plan your visit to the Borghese Gallery

La Fornarina Raphael painting

La Fornarina by Raphael – The Portrait of a Young Woman – Full Analysis

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Sacred and Profane Love painting

Sacred and Profane Love: Secret Meaning Behind The Painting

Titan’s 16th century painting Amor Sacro e Amor Profano - in English “Sacred and Profane Love Painting by Titian” has a long disputed meaning. Even the title itself is not necessarily believed to be the original dreamed up by TItian! Let’s find out more about it so you can impress your friends when you visit [...]

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Basket of Fruit Caravaggio painting

The Basket of Fruit Caravaggio Painting Analysis & Facts

Basket of Fruit Caravaggio is another piece of art by Caravaggio that features fruit. It is one of the most famous fruit bowl paintings in European art history. It is also an early example of this type of painting, and is unique in that it is painted at the level of the table. Normally, still [...]

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The boy with a basket of fruit caravaggio

Caravaggio Boy With a Basket of Fruit: Meaning Tickets & Hours

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The painting Young Sick Bacchus

Painting of Young Sick Bacchus: Meaning & Analysis

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Apollo and Daphne story

Apollo and Daphne: All about the Story & Sculpture

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Getting around Villa Borghese – Borghese Gardens Segway Tour & More

If you’ve done your research on Villa Borghese, you’ll realise that it’s no small area. With over 80 hectares of sprawling parkland dotted with more than 90 points of interest there’s a lot of ground to cover. Getting to different corners of Villa Borghese Park, for example from the Borghese Gallery to the Temple of [...]

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Borghese Museum Guide – which Museums are worth visiting?

Villa Borghese, the vast parkland and gardens on Pincian Hill in central Rome, is home to a number of museums. The best known and most important Villa Borghese Museum is certainly the Galleria Borghese. But there are others, like the National Gallery of Modern Art and the National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia, which are [...]

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villa borghese zoo bioparco

How to Visit the Villa Borghese Zoo: Ethic and Tickets

The Villa Borghese zoo in Rome is a beautiful place to visit if you have a spare day. It was actually first opened in 1911 and then left to fall into ruin. Only recently has it been renovated and renamed a ‘biopark’. You’ll see all sorts of animals, including big cats, penguins and more. It [...]

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Borghese Gallery Hours and General Information

The Borghese Gallery is a must-visit attraction in Rome. It’s home to incredible paintings by artists such as Caravaggio, Titian and Raphael, and sculptures dating back to the 1st century AD. The Borghese Gallery also houses the world’s largest collection of Bernini masterpieces. So for any art lovers, the Borghese Gallery is one of Rome’s [...]

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