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Picturesque temple

The Temple of Asclepius is located on an islet in the middle of a lake in the Villa Borghese... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Great location, enjoyable atmosphere

The architecture is very nice, and this monument is in the middle of a park that isn’t as... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Waynesboro, Virginia
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5 weeks ago
“Picturesque temple”
11 May 2018
“Great location, enjoyable atmosphere”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Temple of Asclepius is located on an islet in the middle of a lake in the Villa Borghese gardens. The temple houses a statue of Asclepius believed to be from the Mausoleum of Augustus. This temple provides a picturesque and romantic setting on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The architecture is very nice, and this monument is in the middle of a park that isn’t as frequented by large crowds. Recommended in the evening!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

This is a Pretty and Historic location set in an amazingly vast park with hundreds of mini marvels along the way. Certainly worth taking a look if you are run the area

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is the spot in which i chose to propose. She said yes by the way. I highly recommend this spot as i feel it is the most romantic place in the whole of Rome

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

A beautiful and calming spot inside the Villa Borghese gardens was built in the 18th century, by architects Antonio and Mario Asprucci, probably as a memento to the destroyed ancient temple on the Tiber island, dedicated to the Greek god of medicine.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 24 October 2015

A lovely find. The Temple of Asclepius is set amongst a beautiful park and on a small lake filled with wildlife. There are a variety of cafes in the park and immediately adjacent to the lake is an ice cream stall. It is possible to...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
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