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Amazing art work. Beautiful grounds to walk around.
Worth the extra cost to skip the line.
I booked 10 tours through Viator for our 3 week France/Italy vacation and I have to say, the Borghese Gallery was our very favorite tour. This tour is self-guided with audio sets so you can hear about what you want, see what you want, and move at a pace that you want. It wasn't as crazy crowded as some of the other tours and the Borghese art pieces were breath taking. No cameras allowed in the gallery but I always found the photos in the souvenier books are better anyway. I was able to mark off my bucket list seeing the sculpture of APPOLO CHASING DAPHNE. It was everything I dreamed about and more. Gallery staff spoke English and were very nice and helpful. A+ to them too.
This was an excellent experience as we had the time to really explore the Gallery and the gardens. Our guide, Rebecca, was so knowledgeable and helpful. Being an Art History major made her extremely passionate about the many wonderful paintings and sculptors. The was best tour we took in Rome !!
Our guide was so enthusiastic and interesting that she made the paintings and sculpture come alive. The two hour tour flew by. I wish we could have stayed longer.
Rebecca was the best tour guide I was fortunate to have over two weeks in Italy. Her knowledge and enthusiasm brought the paintings and statues to life. The tour ran like clockwork, using every available minute, to see the fantastic artwork in the Borghese. Second only to the Vatican collection in Rome with none of the crowds. A nice walk through the gardens to the Piazza de Popolo to finish the tour. A can't miss if you admire Bernini, Raphael, Titian and Canova.
If you wish to see this Gallery this is the best way to do so. From the exit of the
Spanish Steps Metro you can catch a small train in the Borghese gardens euro 3 to the museum. If you pay extra you can have a guide but if you just turn up; you will find all tickets have been sold for the day! This I know from experience.
This was a fantastic tour. Rebecca was our guide and she was very enthusiastic and passionate about the works that she showed us. She was able to give a lot of information about the gallery and it's works and it made the visit so much more meaningful than if we had wandered around on our own. The culminating walk around the gardens also proved to be full of information about Rome and places to visit. Nothing was too much trouble for Rebecca. We really appreciated her dedication and lively presentation style. The only way to visit the Borghese Gallery!!!! Thank you.
Fantastic tour by a great guide Violetta whose knowledge shone through in her enthusiasm for the gallery (2 hours) as well as the gardens (1 hour). My husband wasn't keen to go but afterwards said it was one of his highlights of our 7 weeks in Europe.
Fantastic tour with excellent guide who made what could have been a dry interesting tour into a magical mystery tour
A better experience than the Vatican Museum! How can that be, you ask, since the Vatican Museum is much much larger and has many more masterpieces. Well, in mid July, the Vatican Museum is extremely crowded, even if you use a "skip-the-line" semi-private tour that gets entrance to the Vatican Museum "before the public" (we did, and it was still very crowded, like viewing art in a subway car at rush hour -- NOT an exaggeration, believe me!). Because the Borghese Gallery is small, they impose very strict limits on the number of people inside at any one time. Visitors can get up close to the paintings and sculptures in a way that few museums allow anymore. And what a collection: the Bernini sculptures alone are worth the price of admission several times over. Our tour guide Stephanie really knew her way around the Museum and did a good job of concentrating on the most important works. Borghese Gallery: the perfect antidote to a bad experience at the Vatican Museum.