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Palazzo Barberini

Via delle Quattro Fontane 13, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 06 32810
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Roman palace worth visiting for its splendor and collection of art, especially its gigantic ceiling fresco of clouds and swirling figures by Italian painter-architect Pietro da Cortona.
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Via delle Quattro Fontane 13, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 06 32810
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building itself is very beautiful and the museum small but interesting. The painted ceilings simply magnificent! There is a cute little restaurant just acrosss the street in case you feel hungry afterwards.

Thank Maria N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some fine works of Caravaggio (i.e. Narciso) are located there. The gallery is not so big but at the same time is not touristy. You can contemplate the art works calm enough to have an enjoyable experience.

Thank aldoh429
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to staff shortages, the third floor was unfortunately closed, and the admission price was a little expensive at 10 Euros. However, the second floor filled with Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces is incredible - El Greco, Caravaggio, the famous Henry VIII portrait and an amazing...More

1  Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The palazzo itself is a work of art, and there are paintings by El Greco, Holbein, Raphael, and Caravaggio, among many others. The staff were so helpful, chatting with us and also walking us to an elevator we hadn't noticed (we're a senior couple). There...More

Thank CaliforniaBernadette
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We walked past this several times and thought it looked interesting enough to visit. The only time we had available happen to be the free Sunday of the month - bonus!. It was smaller than expected and we enjoyed the architecture of the palace almost...More

Thank COJOWisconsin
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The paintings art collection is housed in the Palazzo Barberini. The exquisite paint collection is housed in three floors and covers from 1000AD (~Middle Ages) to 1800AD (Neoclassicism). There are famous Caravaggio and it is interesting the French section. I booked a guided tour which...More

Thank Fabio P
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Gallery great, but presumably due to staff shortages the floor with the early works was closed- very disappointing. However it is a great gallery, not too large, but maze like, though the works are well displayed.

Thank CatherineBath
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Loved every minute inside here dropped in on while heading toward the Spanish steps and it was worth the detour - the artwork is exceptional, ceilings phenomenal and the Caravaggio work worth the entrance fee alone

Thank Diarmaid M
Reviewed 12 June 2017

A stunning collection of carravagio and other renaissance artists; When I was there the museum was deserted it was marvelous to be alone with such inspirational art work. The cats at the entrance where adorable and quite well fed. A very happy place to visit

Thank GiginaExdra
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This palazzo is no doubt a beautiful and elegant classical building. Every time you look at the fresco on the ceiling, you would always marvel at the skills of the old masters, the figures almost jump out of the painting. The facade of the building...More

Thank Alice Man Kwan C
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hours, the piazza surrounding Trevi Fountain hosts a
never-ending flow of tourists hoping to make a wish or
take a selfie. Clever restaurants, charming
gelaterias, uncanny bars, kitsch shops, and a range of
hotels make up the local landscape. Beneath the bustle
are the remains of an ancient neighbourhood that you
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Response from Pierre B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is permitted
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17 January 2015|
Response from Ramnath S | Reviewed this property |
We visited in end of August, and the apartments were open at 10. I imagine that the opening and closing hours vary seasonally.