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Villa Torlonia

Via Nomentana, 70, Rome, Italy
+39 06 4423 1185
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All the buildings closed on monday

Parc itself is not so special. It was very brown and didn't look that well cared for. All the... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Mart S
via mobile
A unique part of Italian and Roman History and Art

Worth 2 to 3 hours visit to see the splendid villa, all the rooms, the art gallery and the gardens... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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“stained glass” (5 reviews)
“owl house” (9 reviews)
“art nouveau” (4 reviews)
Via Nomentana, 70, Rome, Italy
+39 06 4423 1185
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Parc itself is not so special. It was very brown and didn't look that well cared for. All the buildings were closed because it was Monday and that isn't clear before you arrive.

1  Thank Mart S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Worth 2 to 3 hours visit to see the splendid villa, all the rooms, the art gallery and the gardens. Mussolini's residence not so well known for many years because of ostracism of the Italian political parties. A human touch, a splendid art collection by...More

Thank Nicola61Ita
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The attractions here are a welcome change from central Rome. The House of the Owls (Casina delle Civette) is a wonderful, crazy Art Nouveau home, beautiful both inside and outside. The stained glass is stunning. On the second floor of the main building (Casino Nobile)...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Nice art collection but overall the place is fairly run down. Does not keep much memories of its historical past.

Thank Ecuatraveller
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We had been meaning to visit Villa Tornolia for years but never managed to sqeeze it into our schedule. This time we finally made it and were pleasantly surprised. We were expecting a Borghese-esque managed public park, but instead Villa Torlonia is much more "wild"...More

Thank Hulaus
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Easy to come by bus 60 or tram 3. Museum is amazingly decorated, park was beautiful and had lots of shade spots to enjoy the parklife for a while. Nice reastaurant/cafe in the park. I defenetly recommend to go there, get out from the overcrowred...More

Thank jaajoka
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This is a really beautiful small park with lots of interesting features and buildings .. a real oasis in the city. Great place to relax and recharge

Thank 44traveller021
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The Villa Torlonia park and museums are a delightful Roman break from ancient ruins (although you can find them!). The park is small but charming in a way the Pamphilji and Borghese parks are not, and it’s a welcome change. Parks in Rome in general...More

5  Thank Diane M
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This attraction is a combo ticket. The park is free and lovely. The villa is beautiful and nicely restored. The Owl House is the true item that is worth the price of the ticket. Such a surprise in contrast to all the other palaces with...More

Thank Gail E
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Villa Torlonia consists of gardens and several buildings, including a Neoclassical villa (once owned by the Torlonia family, later used by Mussolini, then used by Allied Forces after they liberated Rome), a theater, and a unique art nouveau house (Casina delle Civette, the "Owl House")....More

1  Thank SpanishStepsApt
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