BARBERINI PALACE

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the She-baker - RomePurchased in 1625 by Maffeo Barberini, who had come to the papal throne as Urban VIII, the palace was built by Maderno and Borromini first and completed by Bernini. Inside the Salon ceiling is graced by Pietro da Cortona’s masterpiece, the Baroque fresco of the Allegory of Divine Providence by Pietro da Cortona. Today Palazzo Barberini houses the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, one of the most important painting collections in Italy. It includes, among many others, Raphael’s portrait La fornarina, Caravaggio’s Judith Beheading Holofernes, and a Hans Holbein portrait of Henry VIII. The palace is also home to the Italian Institute of Numismatics.
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Ticket : Euro 6.00
Open : 08.30 am – 7 pm
Closed : monday

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