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Parco dei Mostri, Bomarzo
(3.3/5 based on 2,000+ reviews on the web)
A place of myth, mystery, and horror, Parco dei Mostri was designed not to please, but to astonish. The park’s name stems from its many larger-than-life sculptures, which appear to be have been randomly strewn about the area. The symbolism of these Mannerist works of art is obscure, with figures of a turtle with a winged woman on its back, a huge elephant trampling a Roman legionary, and a dragon attacked by lions, to name just a few of the oddest examples. The layout of the lush garden, created in the 16th century, is attributed to architect Pirro Ligorio, and the sculptures to artist Simone Moschino. The garden, still a private property, has been a major tourist attraction since the 1970s. Tickets can be purchased at the entrance. Plan to visit Parco dei Mostri during your Bomarzo vacation using our convenient Bomarzo travel itinerary maker.
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  • Finally after years I was able to come here. Ideal for spending a nice day with friends. I think the ticket is excessive, however charming and cute
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  • The Park is really beautiful, well kept and very interesting to visit, the statues are really special, immersed in a wood that seems enchanted. Never seen a place so old like this. Price a little high for a no longer than an hour and a half, but definitely worth the visit! There is also a bar where you can eat and a small playground for children recommended for all ages.
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  • Park with elements of mysticism. The owner Vichino his Orsini. Many mystical figures in the Park.
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