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Borghese Gallery Tour & Tickets: With Bernini, Caravaggio, & Raphael

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2.5 hours

Max 15

Why take this tour?

Highlights

  • Acquaint yourself with some of the most impressive collections of Renaissance and Baroque art in the world

  • Ponder the paintings of some of the world's most renowned artists while led by an expert guide

  • Intensify your appreciation of art by listening to the stories that surround the pieces

Covid 19 Guidelines

At Walks we take your health and the health of our community seriously. We would like to remind you that this country is updating its COVID regulations. Please visit here to find and follow local regulations.

  • Walks has been certified by SanseeShield.com an award distributed to businesses with a proven dedication to excellence in safety
  • Due to Covid-19, your tour may be amended to ensure safety and wellbeing

Take the opportunity to see Baroque art in its original setting

  • Sites Visited
  • Galleria Borghese
  • Bernini’s "Apollo and Daphne"
  • Bernini’s "Rape of Proserpine"
  • Bernini’s "David"
  • Antonio Canova’s "Pauline Bonaparte"
  • Caravaggio’s "David and Goliath"
  • Caravaggio’s "St. John The Baptist"
  • Raphael’s "The Deposition"
  • Titian’s "The Scourging of Christ"
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • All-inclusive ticket for Galleria Borghese
  • Headset (groups over 6)
The rooms in the Borghese Gallery are often as impressive as the artThe Rape of Proserpina is one the the most lifelike sculptures in the Bogrhese Who knew cold marble could look so similar to warm skin?Gian Lorenzo Bernini even carved a single marble tear in Proserpina's faceCanova's statue of Pauline Bonaparte scandalized the world when it was unveiled Pauline Bonaparte was a noted beauty of her timeBernini used his own face for the model of his statue of DavidCaravaggio's Madonna, Child, and SerpentThe Deposition by RaphaelOne of the stunning ceiling frescos in the Borghese GalleryApollo and Daphne by BerniniDaphne's fingers are turning to leaves and twigs - incredibly carved from marble
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FAQ

Can I use a wheelchair on this tour?
Yes! However please be aware that guides can not push wheelchairs so do ensure that you can operate your own chair or have someone to operate it for you.
Can I bring my bag/camera?
You have to check your bag before entering the galleries but you CAN bring your camera inside. Just don't use your flash.
Is the Borghese Gallery Wheelchair accessible?
Unfortunately the second floor of the Borghese Gallery is not wheelchair accessible. This means we can't, in good faith, accommodate wheelchair users on this tour. Please contact our Customer Service team for details on our private tour options.