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  • Borghese Gallery: Ticket

    1. Borghese Gallery: Ticket

    Pre-book your ticket to one of Rome's most popular museums, the Borghese Gallery, and waste no time waiting in the ticket line. Once inside, admire the gallery's world-renowned collection of paintings and sculptures.

    First, make your way to the Villa Borghese Pinciana, the home of the Borghese Gallery. Skip the ticket line, then explore the 20 rooms of art in this famous museum.

    Marvel at sculptures and paintings by Bernini, Canova, Caravaggio, Titian, and other masters of art. See Raphael's "The Deposition" and "Lady with a Unicorn," Bernini's sculptures "Apollo and Daphne" and "David," and more.

    Prepare to be amazed by "David with the Head of Goliath," "Boy with a Basket of Fruit," and other paintings in the Caravaggio room. Discover the gallery's other highlights, such as Canova's "Pauline Bonaparte as Venus Victrix."

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  • Borghese Gallery: Tour with Gardens

    2. Borghese Gallery: Tour with Gardens

    Enjoy the Borghese Gallery and Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome with skip-the-line admission and a guided walking tour. This popular attraction often sells out in advance, so by pre-booking your ticket, you will visit one of the world’s most beautiful art museums hosting the works of extraordinary artists. Admire Caravaggio’s most important paintings like “Young sick Bacchus” and “ Boy with a Basket of Fruit”; Bernini and Canova’s magnificent sculptures’ collection, boasting works like “Apollo and Daphne”, “David”, “The Rape of Proserpina” and “Paolina Bonaparte”. Be led through the marvelous rooms of Casina Borghese, with its splendid frescoes, and discover the secrets, the stories, and the painting techniques concealed behind the masterpieces of one of the world’s most beautiful art museums. Take a relaxing stroll through the Villa Borghese gardens, an enchanting park with little lak...

  • Borghese Gallery & Gardens Skip-the-Line Guided Museum Tour

    3. Borghese Gallery & Gardens Skip-the-Line Guided Museum Tour

    Feel like Italian nobility while visiting the palatial Borghese Gallery. On this three-hour tour, your local guide will lead you through the former residence and its manicured gardens, detailing the lives of its inhabitants and the magnificent paintings that it houses. This 17th century villa is home to works by some of Italy’s most well-known artists. Sculptures by Bernini mingle with paintings by Caravaggio, Titian and Raphael. The 22 rooms are a veritable who’s who of the Italian art world. Interestingly, many of the pieces were designed to be shown exactly where they stand today, so you’ll be retracing the steps of countless others who experienced the works throughout the centuries. Then wander the Villa Borghese Gardens, the third largest park in Rome, to discover a serene oasis of green in the center of the city. Your guide will point out the interesting details, like a 19th cent...

  • Borghese Gallery: Private Tour

    4. Borghese Gallery: Private Tour

    Skip the long lines to one of Rome’s most popular museums on a guided tour of the Museo e Galleria Borghese (Borghese Gallery). Housed in a stunning villa just outside Porta Pinciana, the collection has been described as the “queen of all private art collections.” One of the most interesting, charming, elegant and compact art museums in Rome, the collection is not arranged chronologically. Instead, it is a lovingly matched collection that reveals the personalities and tastes of 2 people: Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the greatest of the Baroque artists; and Scipione Cardinal Borghese, the greatest art collector, who initiated the Roman Baroque. Highlights of the museum include Raffaello's “Woman with the Unicorn,” Domenichino's “Diana,” Botticelli's “Madonna and Child,” and Caravaggio's “David.” You can also marvel at Bernini's “Apollo and Daphne,” Canova's “Paolina,” and Tiziano's “Amor Sacro...

  • Rome: 2-Hour Borghese Gallery Small Group Tour

    5. Rome: 2-Hour Borghese Gallery Small Group Tour

    Skip the long lines to one of Rome’s most popular museums on a 2-hour guided tour of the Museo e Galleria Borghese (Borghese Gallery). Housed in a stunning villa just outside the Porta Pinciana, the collection has been described as the “Queen of all Private Art Collections.” One of the most interesting, charming, elegant and compact art museums in Rome, the collection is neither chronologically arranged, nor very ordinate. Instead, it is a personal, lovingly matched collection that reveals the personalities and tastes of 2 people: Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the greatest of the Baroque artists; and Scipione Cardinal Borghese, the greatest art collector, who initiated the Roman Baroque. Explore his passion for art, for which he had an infallible instinct, and his unscrupulousness in obtaining the works of art he wanted to posses. Highlights of the museum are many, but include Raffaello's “Wom...

    Very informative and the guide didn't just state the obvious facts about the art... Totally recommended

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What people are saying about Borghese Gallery

despite our missed appointment, we were lucky to have a super nice and very professional guide Mariaza. Everything went well with the charm and the view of the villa of Borghese.

Very informative and the guide didn't just state the obvious facts about the art... Totally recommended

Robert was an excellent tour guide! Very knowledgeable and engaging throughout the tour.

Our guide was very knowledgable and fluent in English, we loved our tour!

Had a lovely tour with our guide Anna. she was knowledgeable and kind