If you are in Lazio, you cannot miss a fantastic trip to Tivoli, on the Tiburtini Mountains, at East of Rome.
This town is famous for the presence of two villas, now both UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Villa Adriana and Villa d’Este.
Emperor Hadrian set here his imperial residence outside Tivoli, wishing to reproduce those monuments that fascinated him during his countless journeys, especially in Greece.
Undoubtedly, the places our professional multilingual guide will make you visit inside the villa are so many.
Among these, we remember the Pecile; the Canopo; the Big and the Small Baths; the Academy; the Stadium; the Imperial Palace; the Philosophers Hall, the Greek Theater and the Golden Square.
Finally, among the noble buildings, the splendid Maritime Theater is worth a visit: a sort of island with an Ionic colonnade, surrounded by a canal.
Inside , the private refuge of the Emperor, who accessed through a system of mobile jetties.
Cardinal Hippolytus II Este, governor of Tivoli from 1550, commissioned the construction of Villa d’Este.
He dreamt to make alive again the splendor of the courts of Ferrara, Rome and Fontainebleau in this villa.
The impressive concentration of fountains, caves and water features was a model of mannerism and baroque: a reference point for several European gardens.
The splendid garden of Villa d’Este occupies a prominent scenic role.
Architect Pirro Ligorio designed it, by mixing terraces, stairs, paths and slopes.
Thanks the two Villas, and other magnificent attractions, Tivoli is a popular day trip destination from Rome.
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