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Villa Farnesina, Rome

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Art Museum Historic Site
Villa Farnesina is a Renaissance villa and a former cardinal’s palace, once used for entertaining guests. The highlight of this attraction is the artwork. You will find stunning paintings here, including a famous fresco of the nymph Galatea in the first loggia. There is also an impressive marble staircase, tapestries, and antique decor. Before you leave, check out the peaceful gardens surrounding the building. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Villa Farnesina by using our Rome vacation planner.
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  • We stumbled across the Villa Farnesina while walking through Trastevere on our way to St Peter's, early in the morning. We got back in time for the weekly English guided tour (Saturday mornings) and w...  more »
  • This attraction is not crowded at all which gives one the chance to take in all the great artwork that is present. This villa has art as a part of its decor rather than as an addition. Raphael's rooms...  more »
  • The first surprise was how beautiful the neighborhood is, take your time to explore it. The Villa is amazing. Great frescoes from Rafael and Il Sodoma, some of which have religious graffitti from 5 ce...  more »
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  • nice plants outside. spend minute on your way to cone and see.
  • Beautiful villa and great old art.
  • Spectacular frescoes throught this villa- not to be missed!
  • Great Raffaello's Frescoes. A must see when you visit Rome.
  • Villa Farnesina was interesting and beautiful to look at. Would recommend the audioguide, as it gave more information about frescoes and other paintings and their significance.