Borghese Gallery

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Fine Art

Built as a pleasure palace by a member of the illustrious Italian family that spawned princes and popes aplenty, this intricately frescoed, marble-bedecked 17th-century villa houses one of the world’s most impressive collections of Baroque painting and sculpture—including masterworks by Bernini and Caravaggio—as well as the ancient Roman pieces that inspired them. 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.

Borghese Gallery
5 Piazzale del Museo BorgheseRome, Italy
39-06/841-3979

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