BORGHESE GALLERY TOUR – ROME GUIDES

Borghese Gallery Tour, Borghese Gallery, Rome Guides

BORGHESE GALLERY TOUR – ROME GUIDES

The Borghese Gallery Tour will take you inside an absolute jewel among the Roman museum collections. In fact, the Borghese Gallery represents the apotheosis of 17th century Roman collecting, thanks to the wise and sometimes transgressive work of Cardinal Scipione Borghese.

The Gallery is located inside the Villa Borghese Pinciana, surrounded by aviaries, lemon groves and deer parks, and represents an extraordinary artistic container of Renaissance and Baroque works.

The most famous sculptures in the collection are certainly those of a very young Gianlorenzo Bernini, master of Baroque, who will amaze you with the technique and harmony of David, the group of Aeneas, the Rape of Proserpine and Apollo and Daphne.

In addition to this, we will see the paintings of Caravaggio, the cursed painter, who used Cardinal Scipione’s authority to settle some disputes with justice. Above all, the David with the Head of Goliath and the Madonna of the Palafrenieri stand out .

Finally, we will admire the Pauline Bonaparte by Antonio Canova, neoclassical sculptor of dazzling elegance, who depicts the sister of the Emperor Napoleon as the goddess Venus, with the apple in her hand in memory of the legendary competition of Paris.

In addition, we will visit rooms decorated with paintings by Raffaello Sanzio, Rubens, Domenichino, Correggio, to get to the extraordinary canvas by Tiziano Vecellio, Amor Sacro and Amor Profano, the only artist to have linked his name to two colours, red and blond.

DETAILS OF THE TOUR

The duration of the Borghese Gallery Tour is 2 hours and 30 minutes. The maximum stay inside the Museum is 2 hours. No bags or drinks are allowed inside.

The Tour does not include the payment of tickets required for the entrance to the Borghese Gallery. Reservations must be made well in advance.

Borghese Gallery Tour, Borghese Gallery, Rome Guides
Borghese Gallery Tour, Borghese Gallery, Rome Guides
Borghese Gallery Tour, Borghese Gallery, Rome Guides
Borghese Gallery Tour, Borghese Gallery, Rome Guides
Borghese Gallery Tour, Borghese Gallery, Rome Guides

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