Explore the art history of Baroque Rome in style on a private walking tour of Barberini Palace with an art expert. Accompanied by your own private guide who specializes in art history, you'll enjoy personalized attention on your special private tour of Baroque Rome's Barberini Palace.
Your private walking tour starts with a visit to the National Gallery of Ancient Art in Palazzo Barberini, a wonderful collection of masterpieces by Raphael, Caravaggio, Titian and Guido Reni. The impressive collection is housed in the imposing palace built by Bernini for Pope Urban VIII in 1632, with frescoes by Pietro da Cortona.
Next, you will visit two very famous Baroque churches, San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, built by Borromini in 1638, and Sant'Andrea al Quirinale, built by Bernini in 1658. During this special visit you will be able to compare the two most important masters of Baroque architecture.
The tour continues to the Quirinale Square in front of the residence of the President of the Italian Republic. From here, you will descend to the Trevi Fountain, whose Baroque design is one of Rome's most unforgettable images, immortalized in Fellini's film La Dolce Vita.
This in-depth private tour of Rome's Baroque art and architecture is hosted by an English-speaking guide specializing in art history. Please list any special interests you have (art, architecture, history, culture) at the time of booking to alert your guide, so they can prepare for your private tour.
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