One ticket for the incredible palaces! Discover the splendor of Palazzo Barberini – the newfound magnificence of the Baroque palace and the treasures of the National Gallery of Ancient Art that houses a permanent collection of about 500 works in 34 rooms,masterpieces by the great masters of Italian and foreign painting, including Raphael and Caravaggio. And the, visit the elegant Villa Corsini, the central site of the three Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica (National Gallery of Ancient Art) exhibition locations contains a large collection of 17th and 18th century regional Italian painting (Roman, Neapolitan, and Bolognese schools) as well as works by Fra Angelico, Rubens, Murrillo, Poussin, Brueghel, and Caravaggio.
PALAZZO BARBERINI: Masterpieces by the great masters of Italian and foreign painting, including Raphael and Caravaggio, and 18th century works that had long been stored for lack of space are now on view. They include works by Batoni, Mengs, van Wittel, Canaletto and Carriera. Follow the itinerary that ends in the splendid Hall of Columns with the great fountain of Bacchus and naturalistic decorations that seem to reflect the adjacent gardens. This gem, which was hidden for over 50 years by the Circolo Ufficiali (military club), which used it as kitchens and for food storage, has been opened to the public after a fine restoration by Laura Cherubini. CORSINI GALLERY: Located in Trastevere, the attractive Corsini Gallery features a large collection of 17th and 18th century regional Italian painting (Roman, Neapolitan, and Bolognese schools) as well as works by Fra Angelico, Luca Giordano, Rubens, Murrillo, Poussin, Brueghel, and Caravaggio. The 17th century painting is particularly strongly represented with important groups of Bamboccianti (small cabinet paintings of Rome and its popular life), and artists specializing in landscapes. The Corsini Gallery also contains ancient and modern sculptures (the latter mostly from the famed Torlonia collection), bronzes, and 18th century furniture