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Visiting Borghese Gallery Rome

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The Borghese Gallery is a place that celebrates and exhibits art of many famous artists from all over the world. The place is a treat to watch as the different pieces displayed here narrates a different story. There is also a garden attached to the gallery which enhances the beauty of this place. The garden is the third largest park in whole Rome. The gallery displays spectacular paintings that majorly consists of the Borghese collection. The other gorgeous art displays include intricate and impressive sculpture and unique antiquities. The gallery also houses some very gorgeous mosaics that are extravagant and belong to the fifteenth or eighteenth century. Some of the most crucial art pieces at this place include Antonello da Messina, Tiziano, Giovanni Bellini, Raffaello, Correggio, and some of the most fascinating sculptures include Canova and Gian Lorenzo Bernini. This place is a mansion that is also touted as one of the best art museums in entire Italy.

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A Place that Celebrates the Borghese Artwork And Many Other Artists

A Place that Celebrates the Borghese Artwork And Many Other Artists

The Villa

The Villa

As soon as the visitors enter the Borghese Gallery, they will be mesmerized with the gorgeous garden. The garden is beautiful and due to this, it is also one of the most popular gardens in Rome. Be it the beautiful flowers or the magnificent fountain, all this enhances the beauty of the Villa. The architecture of the Villa is spectacular, the elegant long windows and the elegant design highlighted in pink color is splendid. The visitors should definitely capture some images of this beautiful ambiance that the garden and the architecture of the villa creates in this place.

The Collection

The Collection

The Borghese Gallery house various beautiful paintings, sculpture, mosaics, and many different artistic items. The gallery houses collection by the Cardinal Scipione, who was the first person to initiate the development of the gallery. The other artist’s work that is majorly celebrated here is by Caravaggio, both the artists are responsible for making this museum, world famous. The exhibitions of the various artists are displayed on the first and the top floor of the mansion. Some other artists who work are displayed here include Tiziano, Raphael, Rubbens, and Botticelli. The gallery also houses some of the art pieces by Picasso. The most interesting and fascinating part of the museum is the beautiful mosaics that will enhance the experience of the visitors.

The Rooms

The Rooms

According to me, this is the main beauty of this place, the beautiful rooms in which the fresco work has been impeccably preserved, with each room displaying the various items in a vibrant manner. The visitors will have a jaw-dropping experience will admiring the beauty of these rooms. The rooms have a very close resemblance with the rooms of a palace. The fresco at this gallery is another art piece that displays the richness of the culture of Rome.

Borghese Gallery Rome Tips and Tricks

How to Get Tickets?

The ticket to the art gallery is available in the vicinity of the building. There are different types of combination tickets, but the best one amongst them is the guided tour. People who do not possess the patience to stand in a queue can book their tickets in advance through the internet. All the information associated with the tickets is on this website.

How To Get Around?

The people who are interested in exploring this place can reach by bus, train, and taxi. The closest bus station from the art gallery is the Pinciana Borghese bus stop. For those, who are planning to travel by metro, the nearest metro station is Piazza di Spagna, but as the signals over here are very confusing, people should opt for a bus, if they are planning to travel by public transport. People who do not like traveling by public transport can opt for a taxi, which will definitely be very expensive.

What Should I Wear?

No, to explore this place there is no specific dress code that has to be followed. People can come in their comfortable clothes. But in my opinion places like these demand fancy clothes as they celebrate the rich talents and skills of famous artists. So, people should explore this place in their fancy clothes.

Borghese Gallery Rome Facts

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit this place is from 9 in the morning to 7 in the evening. But, the visitors should visit this place with an ample amount of time. Also, the entry to the museum closes two hours before the closing time. So, it would be appropriate if the visitors check the information on the internet before visiting this place.

Currency

Euro

Will I Need a Guide?

Yes, hiring a guide will be an appropriate option as he will inform you about the different painting and sculpture and all the additional information that is not displayed by the museum staff. People who have a keen interest in the arts and history should definitely go for a guide, as he will provide you an in-depth information about the place.

How To Get There?

Rome can be reached by bus, train, taxi, and flight. The Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport connects with all the major domestic and international flights.

Additional Info

The visitors should keep a record of time while visiting the place. As the visitors are permitted only with two hours’ time to explore this entire place, after that it is most likely that you will be asked to leave, as the other lot of visitors have to be permitted.