Villa Farnesina Overview

The enormous Villa Farnesina, located in Rome's Trastevere neighborhood, was constructed during the Renaissance period. Villa Farnesina is renowned for its spectacular architecture as well as its elaborate interior design. This place is also home to some of the iconic creations of great artists like Raphael, Baldassare Peruzzi, and Sebastian del Piombo.

The Villa Farnesina happens to be a Renaissance suburban villa in the district of Trastevere in Rome, central Italy. The villa was constructed by Agostino Chigi, a wealthy Sienese banker and the treasurer of Pope Julius II. The Villa Farnesina is a significant example of the opulence and luxury that characterized Renaissance Italian society. Some of the best Italian artists, including Giovanni da Udine, Raphael Sanzio, Sebastiano del Piombo, Giovanni Bazzi, and Giovan Francesco Penni, were responsible for the interior design and decoration of the villa. The mansion, which took five years to build, served as the setting for Rome's elite's largest parties. The property looks out over a garden with a fountain in the center surrounded by vibrant flowers. Each room in the house is embellished with frescoes, mosaics, and ceiling paintings. During your visit, you can walk across the Ponte Sisto along with your tour guide to learn more about the history and heritage of this place. 

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• Be astounded by the beautiful frescoes that cover every inch of the inside of this stunning home from the 16th century.
• Discover the artwork and architecture on a private tour of the Renaissance masterpiece, Villa Farnesina in Rome with your family and friends.
• Discover the history of the Loggia of Cupid and Psyche after viewing frescoes by Raphael and other illustrious artists. 
• Cross the Ponte Sisto and discover what life was like in ancient Rome.
• Get astonished by the work of three Renaissance artists, Raphael, Baldassare Peruzzi, and Sebastian del Piombo who painted risqué mythological frescos for their interior decoration which delighted numerous popes and world leaders.

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