Galoppatoio di Villa Borghese, Rome
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This zone is a part of villa adjoined in 1830. In 1911 here a riding-track was arranged, which was also used for different manifestations and expositions. In the beginning of the 70's of the 20th century beneath Galoppatoio an underground garage was built, which is connected with the metro station. To the surface was returned its green carpet of grass.
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Galoppatoio di Villa Borghese
Viale del Galoppatoio, 33,
00197, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Quartiere Pinciano (Roma centro)
Galoppatoio di Villa Borghese is Shown By "Map E Zone" As "2"
Subway: Piazza di Spagna stop (follow the signs Villa Borghese - Via Veneto), Metro A
Bus n°: 5, 19, 52, 53, 63, 86, 88, 92, 95, 116, 204, 217, 231, 360,490, 491, 495, 630, 910, 926
Tram: 19, 19b, 30, 30b.
This villa occupies the territory of 78 hectares and its circumference is 6km. It was created by cardinal Scipione Borghese, nephew of pope Paul V. The
Casina Valadier rises up on the ancient Collis Hortulorum, the highest point of Pincio, where in the past great Roman families owned the most sumptuous and
The palace of Villa Borghese houses worldly famous art gallery. It was projected by F.Ponzio and continued after his death by G.Vasanzio, who decorated the
The house is located near the Galoppatoio. Previously it was a country house of the Villa Manfroni-Bernini acquired by the Borghese in the 19th century. In the
The palace was built by Vignola in 1560 for the Spanish cardinal Dezza. In 1596 it passed to C.Borghese, and after he became pope Paul V, the palace was given