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Borghese Gallery

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Overview

Title
Borghese Gallery
Author
carol_79
Rating
4.30
Year
1600 AD
Cost
6.5 €
Average visit time
90 minutes
Address
Viale dell'Uccelliera, 00197 Rome RM
Hours of operation
8.30am-7.30 pm Monday closed
Contacts
Phone: 0632810
Website: http://www.galleriaborghese.it/

Description

The Borghese Gallery, located inside Villa Borghese, houses ancient mosaics, sculptures, carvings and paintings dating from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century. The collection was originally put together by Cardinal Scipione Borghese in the early seventeenth century, and has masterpieces by Antonello da Messina, Giovanni Bellini, Raphael, Titian, Correggio, Caravaggio and sculptures by Canova. The Gallery also has two Bernini masterpieces, Apollo and Daphne and the Rape of Proserpine. To stay up to date of current exhibitions at the gallery we suggest you visit the website. To reach the Borghese Gallery, you can take the metro (Line A) stop at "Spagna" and then follow the signs for Villa Borghese - Via Veneto. By bus you can take the lines 5, 19, 52, 53, 63, 86, 88, 92, 95, 116, 204, 217, 231, 360, 490, 491, 495, 630, 910, 926.