Palazzo Altemps Tickets

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Step into the world of ancient art and history with a visit to the magnificent Palazzo Altemps. Located in the heart of Rome, this architectural gem is home to a priceless collection of Greek and Roman sculptures, as well as stunning frescoes and rare manuscripts. Book your reserved entrance ticket now and embark on an unforgettable journey through the ages.

A Storied Past: The Origins of Palazzo Altemps

The Palazzo Altemps, situated in Piazza Sant’Apollinare just a stone’s throw from the bustling Piazza Navona, has a rich history dating back to the 16th century. Constructed in 1568 as the private residence of Cardinal Marco Sittico Altemps, the palazzo has undergone numerous transformations over the centuries. In 1997, it opened its doors to the public as an extension of the prestigious National Roman Museum.

Unparalleled Collections: Greek and Roman Masterpieces

As you explore the halls of the Palazzo Altemps, you’ll encounter an impressive array of Greek and Roman sculptures that once belonged to influential Roman noble families between the 16th and 17th centuries. Among the most notable is the Boncompagni Ludovisi collection, which features exquisite works such as the Ludovisi Throne and the Galatian Suicide. In addition to the sculptures, the palazzo houses a treasure trove of rare books and manuscripts, offering a unique glimpse into the past.

Sant’Aniceto: A Hidden Sanctuary

Nestled within the palazzo’s walls is the charming church of Sant’Aniceto, a serene retreat from the bustling streets of Rome. Take a moment to marvel at the delightful frescoes that adorn the walls and ceilings, as well as the elegant architecture that harks back to the Renaissance period.

The Egyptian Collection: A Window into Ancient Egypt

Journey through time and discover the fascinating world of ancient Egypt with the Palazzo Altemps’ exquisite Egyptian collection. Admire intricate artifacts, including statues, sarcophagi, and stelae, which offer insights into the lives and beliefs of this ancient civilization.

Pallavicini-Rospigliosi Frescoes: A Visual Feast

The Palazzo Altemps is also home to the breathtaking Pallavicini-Rospigliosi frescoes, which were meticulously restored and returned to their original splendor. Take the time to examine these masterpieces up close and appreciate the skill and artistry that went into their creation.

Explore Local Antique Markets: Discover Hidden Gems

During your visit, be sure to explore the vibrant antique markets that surround the palazzo. Browse through the various stalls and uncover exceptional works of art, jewelry, and furnishings that are just waiting to be discovered.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to experience the wonders of Palazzo Altemps for yourself. Book your reserved entrance ticket online today and prepare to be captivated by the art, history, and beauty that await you within its walls.

Highlights
  • Walk around the impressive Palazzo Altemps and be astonished by the ceiling and the walls,
  • Explore famous collections of Mattei, Altemps and Boncompagni-Ludovisi with amazing sculptures,
  • Visit the chapel that was dedicated to the first pope: Church of Saint Anicetus.
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