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very important site part of Barberibi Museum

interesting not only for the frescos but for the fact that there the cult of god Mitra was... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
A World of Art, Architecture and History of Barberini Family and Papacy

The audio tour is a must to appreciate the intricacy of the art within this Palazzo. Listening to... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2015
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9 Apr 2018
“very important site part of Barberibi Museum”
18 Feb 2016
“Half closed”
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Via delle Quattro Fontane 13 | Palazzo Barberini, 00184 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

interesting not only for the frescos but for the fact that there the cult of god Mitra was practiced. And in those times this cult was the last stand of the roman army to save the collapsing roman empire. I should now open a chapter...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

The 2nd floor and half the ground floor were closed. Still 7€ entrance fee. The paintings were nice, but the atmosphere was disappointing. Staff was bored to the bone, toilets very luxurious but without paper towels.. Potentially nice but for now disappointing.

Date of experience: February 2016
Reviewed 26 November 2015

The audio tour is a must to appreciate the intricacy of the art within this Palazzo. Listening to the explanations on the various Bernini Portrats of Barberini as well as the paintings especially by Raffaelo and Caravaggio amongst others.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank StellaHobo
Reviewed 10 November 2015

We stumbled info this Palazzo by chance. The staircases of Bernini and Boromini are very special. The collection of 15 th and 16th century painters is amazing. The beautifull ceilings are also one of the special and excuberant features of tbs Palazzo. The exterior parts...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank IveS453
Reviewed 4 November 2015

this quiet elegant ex papal residence has some wonderful works. It is just worth going for the couple of Caravaggio. The ceilings are also amazing and a staircase or two to wonder over. Interesting that gems like this are not flooded with people

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Paul h
Reviewed 11 August 2015

The former palace turned into a museum of magnificent artwork is a must visit. What struck me the most was the frescoes. Almost every room's ceiling had one and they were all exquisite and intricate. My neck hurt from looking up so much but it...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Lisanne D
Reviewed 31 July 2015

A friend and I decided to visit on our final day of being in Rome. We had walked past several times and admired the building/land so actually going to experiencing it was incredible. There was one room in which we both fell in love with,...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Sherrie T
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

We totally found this palace by chance as we were just wondering around in the city. Entry was free, not sure if it's Sunday or some special day, otherwise entry fee on a normal day is only a few euros. It wasn't busy in there...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank VMokki
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Former digs of the Sforza family (of Milano fame), this palace was purchased by a member of the Barberini family, who will later become Pope. It's not by chance the ceiling of the main floor has a huge Pietro da Cortona fresco emphasizing Barberini power....More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 14 May 2015

This museum located in former Barberini Palace is an exceptional art experience. The building was designed by Bernini and Borromini in the 17th C for the family of Pope Urban VIII. The collection has works from the 12th C to the 17th C with a...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Leonard C
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