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Guide was excellent-knowledgable a d engaging. Great way to see gallery
Having the opportunity to plan and reserve ahead and save time at the admission point was invaluable. The Tour Guide was very knowledgeable, interesting and a joy to explore the gallery and gardens with. This tour was well worth the money and exceeded my expectations.
Our tour guide was simply amazing! I don't recall her name but she is from Ireland and darling.
Her knowledge, energy and great story telling made the art come alive and be seem in a contemporary way!
Love the gallery and her!
This Gallery and the surrounding park lands were a wonderful break from the noise and crowds of Rome. Our tour guide (did not catch her name) originally hailed from Canada .She was a wealth of knowledge. Her ability to portray Medieval Rome, art, history and politics was remarkable. This tour really magnified our experience in this Gallery. You will not go wrong taking this tour, it was one of our highlights while in Rome !!!
I had booked 2 tours with Viator for my trip to Rome. My first trip was cancelled at the last minute by viator and I was upset. However, Viator redeemed itself in my eyes. I had the most fabulous tour guide for this trip who was so informative and fun to be around. She engaged everyone on the tour. I am just sorry that I don't recall her name because she deserves a huge shout out for a job really well done. I will use Viator again even after our bumpy start.
The tour guide, Louise, made the visit very enjoyable. She explained all the highlighted exhibits so that there we understood why each was important
The Borghese Gallery... there are so many things I could say about this place. For starters, I literally cried upon seeing some of Bernini's artwork here, most notably, his sculpture. His work here is so stunning and beautiful, it's hard to believe one man made them. Bernini's David is not to be missed and his Apollo and Daphne is a stunning achievement in sculpture.
My husband and I enjoyed the tour very much. Rebecca was a great guide. It was very interesting hearing and learning some of the history of the paintings, artists and sculptures. An amazing tour, we are so glad we booked a skip the line tour as we got so much from it. Recommend the tour to one and all
We had an excellent tour our guide was superb ! Her enthusiasm and knowledge were contagious and brought everything to life. Thank You Lindy x
If you are not going to do anything else in Rome, you must visit The Borghese Gallery. I had always hoped and imagined this to be one of the highlights of my visit to The Eternal City, but I was not quite prepared for the artistic perfection that awaited me inside. We were met by Rebecca, whose flaming titian coloured locks were only matched by her deep and passionate love for her subject. From the moment she introduced us to her world, I was smitten! You may have heard of people's enthusiasm being infectious, well she drew us in word by word, fact by fact, until I felt I knew personally every single brush stroke or carved piece of marble that lay before us.
The great thing about the gallery is the fact they limit the numbers who enter so it is doubly important to book ahead. There were times when I was left totally alone with Canova's 'Paolina Borghese' or the exquisite 'Daphne and Apollo' by the master, Bernini. This would never have happened at the Vatican!
The tour finished perfectly with a gentle stroll through The Borghese Gardens with Rebecca once again helping us imagine the past and present grandeur of this beautiful park. Take my recommendation, book this tour and make sure you get Rebecca, you will not be disappointed!
We loved our guide. She was knowledgeable and definitely knew her art history. She pointed out small details that made our tour exceed our greatest expectations. Would highly recommend her! I think her name was Porina!