Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica di Palazzo Corsini
This gorgeous 16th-century villa is famous for its stunning frescoes. The most celebrated, in the Loggia of Cupid and Psyche, are...
Formerly the private grounds of Palazzo Corsini, Rome’s 12-hectare botanical gardens are a little-known, slightly neglected-feeling gem...
Resembling a crenellated keep, Porta Settimiana marks the start of Via della Lungara, the 16th-century road that connects Trastevere...
Ma Che Siete Venuti a Fà
This pint-sized pub – whose name, a football chant, translates politely as ‘What did you come here for?’– is a beer-buff's paradise,...
Bir & Fud
This orange-and-terracotta, vaulted pizzeria wins plaudits for its organic take on pizzas, crostini and fried things (potato, pumpkin...
Lonely Planet review
Once home to Queen Christina of Sweden, whose richly frescoed bedroom witnessed a stready stream of male and female lovers, 16th-century Palazzo Corsini houses part of Italy's national art collection. The highlights include Caravaggio's mesmerising San Giovanni Battista (St John the Baptist), Rubens' Testa di Vecchio (Head of an Old Man), and Fra Angelico's Corsini Triptych, plus works by Poussin, Reni and Van Dyck.