Villa Doria Pamphili Rome Overview

A historically significant monument, Villa Doria Pamphili is the biggest landscaped public park in Rome, dating back to the 17th century. Located in Gianicolo, Monteverde, this villa served as a family home for the Pamphili lineage, which died out during the 18th century. Filled with several statues and ornaments, Villa Doria Pamphili is a perfect getaway with your friends and family. 

Located on a top of a hill, in the Monteverde district, Villa Doria Pamphili offers a green open space, ideal for photography, and artistic ventures, and a getaway, from the hustle and bustle of city life. The entire villa is enclosed by picturesque locations such as the Aurelia Antica, Della Nocetta, Vitellia, and San Pancrazio. 

Perfect for nature lovers, the Villa Doria Pamphili is also popularly known as Bel Respiro, which translates to “deep breath”. Spread around 184 hectares, this villa is the largest in Rome and offers several outdoor experiences including jogging, biking, and nature walking. 

The open green grounds here are also ideal for a perfect family picnic, and kids can indulge in the playground, filled with several exciting activities. 

Some of the most notable attractions in the Villa include the Arch of the Four Winds, the main entrance to the villa, and the Corsini building, which stands apart with its bright red color and is home to the house of theatres. 

Further, explore the Casino del Bel Respiro or the Algardi building, which is known to be one of the most extravagant structures in this villa. Visit Lily’s fountain, which oversees the Belvedere Lake, making up for a quiet and serene atmosphere. 

Other attractions to view here include the Venus Fountain, Theatre Garden, Doria Pamphili Chapel, Old villa, Citrus garden, Mask Fountain, Snails Fountain, Cupid Fountain, Greenhouse Garden, Giovi house, and the Delights Garden.

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• The Villa Doria Pamphili is surrounded by the ancient walls of Rome, providing a glimpse of the history of Rome. 
• Built in the 17th century by the noble Pamphili family, this villa is amongst the largest of public parks in Rome. 
• One of the most visited attractions here is the Casino del Bel Respiro, which literally translates to “small villa of good breath”.
• The Villa Doria Pamphili was constructed in the Baroque style, and you can find some exquisite and crafty statues along with precious ancient ornamental designs.
• Some other attractions to view here are the statues, fountains, chapels, and Roman ruins. 
• Do not forget to explore and visit the streams in the Villa Doria Pamphili grounds, and indulge in spending the evening by the pond. 
• You can also indulge in activities such as playing polo or can stroll around the green landscape around this villa. 

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