"Palazzo Boncompagni Cerasi, Rome" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Friday 29th April 2011
The palace was built in the 17th century with very large facade containing 13 windows surmounted by cartouches and heraldic elements. The central entrance has an ample balcony above it. The green courtyard preserves ancient statues and not big stair case is decorated with stuccoes.
Also visit Boncompagni Ludovisi Museum for Decorative Arts, Costume and Fashion (Museo Boncompagni Ludovisi per le Arti Decorative, Costume e Moda) which is located in the Villino Boncompagni, a beginning of the century refined evoking of the Roman late baroque. The building is a work by G.B. Giovenale and was donated complete with the furniture to the Italian State by princess Boncompagni Ludovisi. It was intended to collect works of art, decorative arts and architectonic decorations, fashion and costume, design from the end of the eighteenth throughout the twentieth century, and currently it has a collection of glasses, ceramics, and furniture coming from recent donations. Together with the Andersen Museum, the Mario Praz Museum, and the Manzù Collection, this structure represents one of the poles of the National Gallery of Modern Art.
Palazzo Boncompagni Cerasi
00187, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione Ludovisi (Via Veneto) (Roma centro)
Palazzo Boncompagni Cerasi is Shown By "Map E Zone" As "9"
Subway: Barberini ( 660 m SW), Repubblica (673 m S), Spagna ( 700 m W) - Metro Underground line: A
Bus: 63 - 80 - 630 - 52 - 53
Via Boncompagni Taxi Stations: tel. 06.484448
Contact - Boncompagni Ludovisi Museum for Decorative Arts, Costume and Fashion (Museo Boncompagni Ludovisi per le Arti Decorative, Costume e Moda)
Via Boncompagni, 18
00187 Rome, Italy
Tel. 0039 06 42824074