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Parco dei Mostri

Localita Giardino SNC, 01020, Bomarzo, Italy
+39 0761 924029
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Enchanting experience

The so-called Grove of Monsters is a very interesting visit. There are a lot of grotesque and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Pisa, Italy
via mobile
Strangely Beautiful

The map for Parco dei Mostri is famously bad. It is so inaccurate, that they must have done it on... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Localita Giardino SNC, 01020, Bomarzo, Italy
+39 0761 924029
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The so-called Grove of Monsters is a very interesting visit. There are a lot of grotesque and picturesque statues from 1500's. It used to be some kind of a labyrinth, so you might end up getting lost! That's part of the fun. Enjoy!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The map for Parco dei Mostri is famously bad. It is so inaccurate, that they must have done it on purpose. Perhaps they view it as art. I recommend that you put away the map, stroll for an hour, and then use the map as...More

Thank scottandmaryg
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Fantastic park populated by giant creatures, among them scary Hercules, leaning house, giant fruits, etc. Incredible experience. I arrived early in the morning in autumn, right for the opening. The park was empty and silent, so that walking all by yourself among those monsters was...More

Thank Nadya S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

My kids and I really enjoyed this park. They loved finding all the sculptures although they did get a little frustrated that they were not numbered so they could check them off their maps. Wear sensible shoes, its a lot of walking on uneven ground.

1  Thank umlaith
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I drove 2 hours to visit the park....at the end we found just 5 stone pieces in a really bad mantained park....the pictures you will see on internet are from pieces that are not even there anymore...the worst part is that after your visit you...More

1  Thank Luis L
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This place is incredible. The stone carvings were amazing. It would be a fun place to go with children as well.

Thank m0mmabear07
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was the third time we have visited this area and the idea of "monsters" put us off visiting on the previous two occasions. But, ignore the "monsters" tag, this was originally called the Sacred Wood (sacro bosco). Yes, its got lots of statues and...More

1  Thank Philip H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

It´s a bizarre park, quite in middle of nothing -thus pretty difficult to arrive without a car- but worth the stop if you´re around. Nature in the park is pretty wild and everywhere you turn you find a rock sculpture with "messages". Has pretty steep...More

1  Thank Florci
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We stayed in Viterbo for a week & decided to visit Sacro Bosco or the Park of the Monsters . It was created by Vicino Orsini when his wife died . A great place to walk around but not easy to follow the map &...More

1  Thank Phil570
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

In the afternoon of Saturday I was there for a tour in this magic garden in the middle of Lazio 1 hour and 30 minutes driving from Roma. Get a ticket to visit the park for a wonderful and unique place in the world. Sculptured...More

Thank Alessandro A
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28 May 2017|
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Response from Linda_in_Quincy | Reviewed this property |
I know that there are some tours from Rome that go to both Viterbo and Bomarzo so this is an option to consider. I had to hire a driver because I can't keep up with groups on walking tours due to an ankle problem. It was... More
13 May 2017|
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Response from lisa270614 | Reviewed this property |
think you'd have to get the bus or train to Orte from Rome then a bus directly
10 October 2016|
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Response from ChartreuseBuzzard | Reviewed this property |
Here is what I found on the official site of Parco dei Mostri on the Web: Open June 19 to September 11 and weekends of 17-18 September and 24 to 25 September Open: 9 -12:30 and 14-17:30 Please understand that the Web... More