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Address: Via Jacopo Barozzi 71, 01100 Bagnaia, Viterbo, Italy
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A delightful contrast with Bomarzo Sacro Bosco

Typical Italianate gardens. Sadly in places in need of some care, the fountains and the box and yew hedges but the overall experience is a good one when you visit wild and quirky... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical Italianate gardens. Sadly in places in need of some care, the fountains and the box and yew hedges but the overall experience is a good one when you visit wild and quirky Bomarzo on the same day .They are not far from each other.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit Bagnaia almost half day. First we started with Villa Lante but we could just visit the garden because the museum was closed. But the lady who takes care about checking the tickets was so kind and helpful. She gave lots of info about villa and garden. Actually when ı saw the entrance of garden I was looking to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

These gardens are quiet and not well-travelled, which adds to its frozen-in-time garden appeal. You can almost imagine the life that filled these walkways. There is not much escape from the sun and a lot of walking and stairs. But it is a relaxing, go at your own pace place!

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Carson
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Villa Lante is located 5 Miles from Viterbo and can be easily reached by local bus transport. Admission is 5 Euros. These are sculptured gardens in the style and inspired by the Tivoli Gardens outside of Rome. The gardens include waterfalls, ponds and statuary which once hosted the local Cardinal's residence. Worth seeing whenever one is in north Lazio.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Have visited on several occasions and the gardens are always immaculate. The water courses are a joy to be around. You can also see the fresco's in the buildings . The main water feature was being renovated but did not spoil the pleasant atmosphere of the place.. Admission was 5 Euro each..Worth it for the 2 hours we were there..

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ashby de la zouch
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Easy to find and we followed the P sign to find the large free car park. Fascinating walk up the car park steps and through the archways of the local houses to reach the entrance to Villa Lante. 5 euro entrance fee was quite acceptable. Wow, what a delightful garden on a lovely autumn day. Quite self contained and although... More 

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Planet Insectia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

As palatal gardens go, this one is small but it also makes it easy to fully take in. The grounds contain a beautifully-landscaped garden where is situated a summer lodge. Maybe not as pristine as some (preserved decay) but one takes in the ambiance. Of note are the fountains and particularly the stone dining table.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The development of the Villa is largely attributed to Bishop Gambara and Bishop Motalto, although Villa Lante began to take shape, well before them. In 1498 Cardinal Raffaele Riario built a wall to enclose 22 hectares of land, for a hunting reserve. Some of the ground work done by others in the following decades continued the development of the property,... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

One Of the beat representation of the Italian school of Landscape architecture that effected the whole of Europe in style. The varied water play examples executed around the garden is a excellent representation of Italian landscape. The main difference between this one and Villa de Este is the sheer monumental size of the later in comparison to this one. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I traveled from Rome with a friend by car and really enjoyed the entire day in the gardens. There is a small entrance fee, but worth it. Snacks, drinks and eating area are near the entrance. I spent hours and hours walking to see all the fountains, water features and gardens and enjoyed every minute of it. It is touted... More 

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