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Parco dei Mostri

Localita Giardino SNC, 01020, Bomarzo, Italy
+39 0761 924029
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A wonderful park full of unusual giant stone statues - Magical!

Our family visited the town of Bomarzo and the Park of the Monsters and loved the experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Celine T
Strangely Enchanting!

Parco dei Mostri or the "park of monsters" was a strangely interesting experience. Mythical... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Localita Giardino SNC, 01020, Bomarzo, Italy
+39 0761 924029
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family visited the town of Bomarzo and the Park of the Monsters and loved the experience. During our trip to Tuscany, this was on the top of the list for my husband. He has wanted to visit this place since he saw a movie...More

Thank Celine T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parco dei Mostri or the "park of monsters" was a strangely interesting experience. Mythical creatures in a beautiful park like setting. A walking guide in English was very helpful; fall colors were very evident in November. The park was uncrowded, serine and even beautiful waterfalls...More

Thank walkero2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an oddly themed pRk that is quite intriguing. You can wander through shaded pathways and take in the giant stone carvings,shaped like monsters, temples and animals. Kids will enjoy exploring all that the park has to offer. The electricity was out the day...More

Thank Zosia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 16th-century fairy tale of a park is well worth seeking out, From ogres to mythological creatures to a vertigo-inducing Leaning House, it's a great outing for couples or families. Wander the meandering paths that lead you past 35 sculptures and structures set into a...More

Thank marievRochester_NY
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The entry was expensive.the owners was so rude. And the location is to faaaar and there is no taxi or bus or train there.and no one help you to pick you up.if you don't have car don't go there.not worth it.and it's not so amazing.

Thank Mina S
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This enjoyable walk in a park like setting is unlike anything I have seen before. Beautiful but slightly unsettling sculptures that were saved from centuries of over growth. Fantastic walk cost 10 euro per person.

Thank ViceSkip
Reviewed 10 October 2017

5 centuries ago a crazy nobleman full of money decided to waste his resources by creating a garden full of weird statues, as a personal toy. Thanks to him, we can enjoy this curious treasure, which is a unique masterpiece in the world. It is...More

Thank Salgari7777
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I have visited Italy many times over the years and this was my first visit to the extraordinary Parco dei Mostri or Sacro Bosco, of Bomarzo. Considering that it was was commissioned by Prince Orsini in 1552 and the architect was Pirro Ligorio, who completed...More

Thank Maureen G
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Wow! The closest I have come to this artistic accomplishment is Vigeland/Frogner Park in Norway--however those are statues of people, not of monsters! It was created in the 1500s, declined after years of forested growth and was then cleaned up and opened for the public....More

Thank elmettehead
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is one heck of an unusual place. 16th Century sculpture spread out over hectors of parkland. The artwork is vary original and highly entertaining. We worth the 10 Euro entrance fee.

Thank bbinder
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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
11 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