If you go through the San Pancrazio entrance to the Doria Pamphilj villa and follow the road upwards, you will reach a small ... More
Arco di Villa Pamphilj
If you go through the San Pancrazio entrance to the Doria Pamphilj villa and follow the road upwards, you will reach a small piazza with beautiful flowerbeds. The monumental arch is there, forming a second triumphal entrance to the villa. The arch was built by Andrea Busirici in Casino dei Quattro Venti. The Casino and the nearby Vascello were destroyed and you can still see some of the ruins of these buildings that defended the Roman Republic. The arch has recently been restored; it is red in color and is made up of three portals (the center archway being the largest). There are two small white marble statues at the top of the center archway that stand to either side of the noble family's crest.
The entrance to the villa is decorated with the coat of arms of the Carpegna family. Construction of the villa
began towards the end of the 17th Century and the building has undergone many alterations since then, becoming a ...
This park lies on the slopes of the Gianicolo. It boasts botanical plants and statues of mythological figures as well
as a holy copse dedicated to a nymph which was part of the area known as Caesar's gardens. The ...
The lovely Villa Celimontana was originally a vineyard that was bought by the Mattei family to whom the new design
of the gardens is owed. On the Celio hill, it has long attracted visitors with the beauty of the ...
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