Palazzo Altemps Tours
Part of the National Roman Museum, Palazzo Altemps houses a collection of sculptures and Egyptian and Greco-Roman artifacts. Visit to see pieces like the Roman sculpture The Galatian Suicide and the impressive, nearly 2,000-year-old Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus, which is covered with intricate carvings of soldiers in battle.
Address: Piazza di Sant'Apollinare, 46, Roma 00186, Italy
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Palazzo Altemps displays a large collection of Greek and Roman artifacts that belonged to various noble families of the city and is one of the four buildings associated with the National Roman Museum. Meet your top-rated guide, a specialized archeologist at the entrance and learn how the palazzo was inaugurated in 1997 as a museum, with the intention to exhibit archeological finds, and over time how it acquired sculptures, marble statues and mosaics. Note the stunning frescoes that adorn the walls and ceilings as you wander around the grand building. Many pieces are part of the Ludovisi Collection. Some of the highlights include the beautiful Ludovisi Throne, a carved marble block with a naked Venus, Bernini’s incredible restoration of the Ares Ludovisi and the Gaul’s Suicide.The museum also houses a major collection of Egyptian art and sculptures, which partly came from Egypt. The building features a picturesque courtyard with a beautiful loggia and its own chapel, Sant’Aniceto.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Authentic Roman walking adventure with our amazing hosts Emanuela and Giuliano. Romans through and through, we provide you with unique Roman insights. Friendly and extremely knowledgeable, we ensure you have an unforgettable experience. We also enjoy a coffee break and lunch at some of Rome's best kept secrets.
Would you like to visit Rome off the beaten path? During this private tour we will take you to one of the most underrated Roman museums, Palazzo Altemps. Wander around in a beautiful frescoed Renaissance palace, just around the corner of Piazza Navona. After your visit of this wonderful palace, you will go to Castel Sant'Angelo. Learn everything about the fascinating history of this castle, which was originally emperor Hadrian's Mausoleum, fortified and transformed over the centuries. Take your camera with you and go off the beaten path with us.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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