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Address: Via Nomentana, 70, Rome, Italy
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A Surprisingly Beautiful Park

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... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lempaala, Finland
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Lempaala, Finland
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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" – somewhere between Caffarella and Borgese. There are pictoresque arboreal landscapes adjoined with fountains and... More 

Thank Hulaus
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32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 turist areas!

Thank jaajoka
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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 aren’t well cared for, and this one is no exception, but there is a feeling... More 

4 Thank Diane M
Navarre, Florida
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78 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
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 crystal chandeliers.

Thank Gail E
Rome, Italy
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619 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 476 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 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"). The gardens contain lovely (and some colorful) palm trees, some pretty "ruins," walking paths and... More 

1 Thank SpanishStepsApt
Toulouse, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

a nice place to hang out for a drink when it is hot, alos interesting architectural buildings and scientific activities for children (planetarium...)

Thank ismael69
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have a love of art nouveau (liberte in Italy )and had read that there was a house called the house of the owls Casina Delle Civette as well as the villa where Mussolini spent time here, plus some impressive Liberte buildings round the corner in Viale Regina Margherita and also in Via Dora. We were not disappointed the owl... More 

1 Thank tangentgirl2003
Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We got lost finding our way back to our hotel and came across this wonder. A lovely park with several water fountains to refill our bottles. Wonderful stories and pieces of art. The building are wonderful, especially the Owl House" which will transport you to a delightful fairyland. We spent a number of hours here. There is a cafe on... More 

1 Thank LizSmalley
Naples, Campania, Italy
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

I had a few hours to spare whilst in Rome and decided to visit the Villa Tollonia. I paid €7.50 for visiting both the Villa and the Casino Nobile,the museum that currently features a collection of paintings by Benvenuto Ferrazzi and other works on loan. There are 25 conditions for free entry such as blood donors, Parisian citizens (twinned city)... More 

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