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Villa Borghese

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1 Piazzale Napoleone, Rome, Lazio 00197, Italy
Villa Borghese in Rome
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Free, Popular with locals, Family-friendly

Eight-five hectars of rolling greens make up Villa Borghese, Rome's favorite public park, which belonged to the Borghese family until the end of the 19th century. Whether you prefer to enjoy a quiet moment in the sun or bike along the paths, you'll find plenty to do. Within the park, there are art galleries at Villa Giulia, the Borghese Gallery, Canonica Museum and Bilotti Chapel; children's programs at the Casa di Raffaello; rentals of all kinds (bikes, pedal cars, boats, and roller blades); a children's cinema and Casa del Cinema, a modern repertoire film with a full program of screenings, film editing, and direction classes; a replica of Shakespeare's Globe Theater; a dog park; and several cafés.

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