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Quirinal Palace, Rome

Home of the President of the Italian Republic, and the Quirinal Gardens.

Home of the President of the Italian Republic, and the Quirinal Gardens. Built in 1573 as a papal summer residence, and has since also served as the residence for the pope and later for the king of Italy. The public are occasionally allowed in to view the gardens, but be prepared for a long queue.


Hours

Sun

9:30

16:00

Mon

Closed

Tue

9:30

16:00

Wed

9:30

16:00

Thu

Closed

Fri

9:30

16:00

Sat

9:30

16:00

About Quirinal Palace

 Piazza del Quirinale, 00187 Roma, Italy

 +39 06 46991

 www.quirinale.it

Quirinal Palace and Nearby Sights on Map

Museo delle Paste Alimentari

A museum devoted to pasta, Italy's premier gift to world cuisine

Trevi Fountain

Completed in 1762 to a design by Nicola Salvi, this spectacular Baroque fountain features a mythological sculptural composition of Neptune, god of the sea, flanked by two Tritons: one Triton labours to control a violent sea-horse, the other controls a pacified creature, both symbolising the dual nature of the world's oceans

Palazzo Colonna

Dating back to the 13th century, the Palazzo Colonna has been home to the aristocratic Colonna family for over 20 generations

Le Quattro Fontane

Four fountains from the time of Pope Sixtus V when much of Rome was redeveloped

Trajan's Markets

On the other side of the Via dei Fori Imperiali to the Roman Forum

Palazzo Barberini

The Palazzo Barberini is an imposing 17th century Baroque building, designed partly by Bernini, commissioned by the Barberini family to celebrate and commemorate their ascension to papacy

Museum of the Walls

Porta San Sebastiano is a gate in the amazingly well-preserved Aurelian Walls

San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane

A very small and beautiful church, the first design commission of Francesco Borromini

Piazza Barberini

With Bernini's famous Triton Fountain

Museum and Crypt of Capuchins

Built in 1645, the crypt of the church contains a macabre display - a series of chapels decorated with the bones of thousands of dead monks