Rome, Italy

Villa Borghese Gardens

Villa Borghese garden is one of the three largest public parks in the city of Rome. The attraction is a landscape garden that contains museums and buildings. The garden was a property of the Borghese family and it remained the family’s property until the early 20th century when it was obtained and opened to the public by the city of Rome.

The Villa Borghese garden has an area of about 148 acres of land. The gardens were developed by architect Flaminio Ponzio on the Pincian Hill for the Borghese villa, although the sketches were drawn by Scipione Borghese himself. The gardens were developed in the early 19th century and they have remained intact since then. Villa Borghese’s sumptuous ground is all-embracing and has something unique for every visitor; families can have a day out and see the varieties of birds, reptiles and mammals that are available in the park; people can choose to admire the adorable species of plants and flowers that beautify the garden and the lovers of art can see the invaluable collection of sculptures and paintings that are housed on the Villa Borghese gardens.

The Casa del Cinema nestle comfortably among the pine trees. This offers a wide range of screening programs, conferences, direction programs and film editing. Visitors can take a short break and relax in the Cinecaffe. You can also visit the Globe Theatre to enjoy a stunning reproduction of the original Elizabethan.

The Villa Borghese gardens and park offers a great refuge from the manic streets in Rome. The park offers tourist attractive features which include fountains, temples, statues, museums and a lake. The lush green garden is a fun place to visit. Apart from the ancient statues and buildings of the garden, it also features impressive playgrounds, bust-lined paths, artificial lake for fun on the boat, a replica of the Globe Theatre of Shakespeare, and kiddos carousel.

The secluded and tranquil secret garden of the Villa Borghese gardens are lovely spots for people to enjoy picnics of two. The secret gardens back in those days were for only the privileged and the invited. Located in the northern area of the Spanish Steps, the park can be accessed from the Porta Pinciana at the end of the Via Veneto and at the Piazzale Flaminio.

Most of the participating countries of the 1911 world exposition held at the garden built pavilions that are still available at the famous attraction. Some of the impressive pavilions are those built by the British, Austria, Belgium, Romania, Denmark, Sweden, Egypt, and Netherlands.

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