A stunning ancient 17 century amusement park that will bewilder you.
Are you curious to experience something mysterious, charming and different like never seen and experienced before ?
Hidden in the woods of the Viterbo there is a small village protected by a magical aura, and stories, it called the monsters park of Bomarzo.
In the lands of the Orsini family, in a Nature Reserve of about 285 hectares .
On the hill there is a town that beholds many secrets and allows a stimulating walk along centuries of history, characterized mainly by medieval and Renaissance structures.
The dominant architectural structures belong to the Nobility family Orsini and it’s main palace gives the impression of governing the whole territory below it. It was built in 1519 on the decision of Giovanni Corrado Orsini, Lord of Bomarzo, who commissioned the construction of the architect Baldassarre Peruzzi.
The palace was later taken over by the Lante della Rovere family who embellished it with the construction of a salon on the first floor and the construction, between 1660 and 1661, of the Allegory of War and Peace, a large stunning fresco executed by Lorenzo’s hand Berrettini, son of Pietro da Cortona.
A Glimps of inside the magnificent Castel
The Cathedral of Bomarzo dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta is not far behind, there are the relics of Sant’Anselmo di Bomarzo.
the Monster Park
Once you have visited the village, you should definitely stop in a trattoria to eat good tagliatelle with wild boar, which will give you the charge to face the descent towards the Monster Park.
At the foot of the town, there are the sacred woods wanted by Prince Pier Francesco Orsini to delight his wife Giulia and her guests in their fun Baroque hide and seak parties. These fantastic and metaforic constructions thought to be done by Pirro Logorio in 1547.
Passing through the arch you will enter a magical world where you will encounter huge turtles, Indian elephants, aquatic animals and scary and funny creatures. You will enter and play through the crooked houses, huge mouths of monsters, and have so much fun that you will forget of the outside world, your mind will question about the phrases inscribed on the monuments that you will see in the woods and then settle down to admire one of the most isolated temples, built 20 years later than the rest of the park in honor of Orsini’s second wife.
The painter Salvador Dali defined the Monster’s Park as a unique historical invention.
Many say the elements were created by Francesco Maria Ratto Vacquer, this unique complex of stone monuments scatered throughout and hidden in the woods will delight your senses as also the smells of the woods and we will take you after to stimulate your senses even more with the great cooking and wine done in this area that this day will be memorabile for centuries in your soul.
We can take you there by private luxury car or even more exciting by helicoptor as you prefer, it could be a come and go from Rome or take you on to other amazing places and esperiences to live.
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