It’s likewise a palace and former house of the popes so anticipate luxurious decor and spectacular Catholic style amidst the numerous paints, tapestries, statues, porcelains, precious jewelry and even more.
Prior to it was the palace, this grand structure was utilized as a house for the cardinals assigned to the church of San Marco. Numerous growths later on, Pope Pius IV provided it over to the Venetian consular office in 1654 as a motion of a good reputation.
Currently, the ‘Royal residence of Venice’ is just one of the best museums in Rome, with a collection of fine art covering hundreds of years. The main hall functions statues restored from the initial building, and the following areas take you on a trip via the background of Roman art, from old effigies to the impossibly comprehensive frescoes of the Renaissance.
Normally, you’ll likewise reach delight in the palace itself, and also appreciate a magnificent style that’s endured a few of one of the most turbulent time periods in Roman history. It likewise has an enchanting walled yard, and also outstanding sights of the Piazza Venezia and beyond.
- Entry Ticket.
- Guided Tours.
Cancellations and changes are not possible for this ticket.
Leading from the Piazza della Repubblica to the noisy Piazza Venezia is the Via Nazionale, where Rome’s smart set do their shopping.
Largely revamped in the nineteenth century, the Piazza Venezia is the square where Mussolini made his speeches, and one of Rome’s largest road junctions. It is also the point of departure for mass demonstrations. Inevitably, the eye is drawn to the Vittoriano. Inaugurated in 1911, this huge, grandiloquent building is dedicated to Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of the reunified Italy. It has earned a number of unflattering nicknames: the ‘wedding cake’ and the ‘typewriter’, in particular.