In the first three venues we can admire world-wide famous works by artists like Canova, Rubens, Tiziano and Raffaello or the prestigious collections of the oldest public museum of the world or else the frescoes from Livia's Villa at Prima Porta, just as good as the well-known paintings in Pompei.. The latest Palazzo houses some collections of ancient sculptures once belonging to noble Roman families…
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Galleria Borghese
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Musei Capitolini
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Palazzo Massimo
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Palazzo Altemps

Galleria Borghese




Our visit at the Galleria Borghese leads us through two centuries of art history from Baroque to Neoclassicism. Thanks to the Borghese family's patronage – that in the 17th century had the Villa built to hold their private art collection – we can admire works of art by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Antonio Canova, Caravaggio and Raffaello, just to mention some of the most representative artists…


Musei Capitolini






The Musei Capitolini are located on the Capitoline Hill once the Acropolis and today including the seat of the Town Hall. The Palaces housing the Museums created in 1471, host many classical masterpieces, such as the famous and extraordinary Dying Galata that was part of a group of sculptures decorating the elegant Julius Caesar's residence. Worth mentioning are some recently restored bronze pieces: the She-wolf, Emperor Marcus Aurelius riding a horse and the Camillo…


Palazzo Massimo




Walking through the large rooms of Palazzo Massimo, once a school run by the Jesuits, we feel the solemn and rigorous atmosphere typical of the Jesuit doctrine. At present there are many marble and bronze sculptures, and frescoes from the aristocratic Ancient Roman residences. Most impressive, though, are the objects found in the Grottarossa Child's Tomb: a little doll, the earrings and the little ring of some girl who lived in the 3rd century and who surely came from an aristocratic family…


Palazzo Altemps








We visit Palazzo Altemps that used to belong to a noble family, not only to admire the collection of ancient artworks such as the gorgeous Suicidal Galata, once part of Julius Cesar's collection, but also to enjoy the large rooms decorated with wall frescoes. Included are the Chapel and the Theatre, both of which are always part of aristocratic residences…
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