The park of Monsters of Bomarzo was devised by the architect Pirro Ligorio (he completed the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Rome after the death of Michelangelo and built Villa d'Este in Tivoli) on commision of Prince Pier Francesco Orsini (1523-1585), called Vicino, only to vent the heart broken at the death of is wife Giulia Farnese (+1560).
The park was born in 1552 as "Villa of Wonders" to be
the only one of it's kind in the world.
Renaissance Le Corbeau
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The park is open all year long from 8.00 a.m. until sunset .
Can I bring my pets?
Only the guide dogs for the blind person can come into the park.
All the others animals (like lions, bears or sheeps) can't come into the park.
Can I do photos or videos?
It's forbidden to do videos and photographs for commercial purposes and, in any case, the photographs or videos must be made without the use of flash or lighting.
For more information on prices and special opening hours (thanks to Federica), contact directly the park on telephone number +39761924029.
The park of Monster is at Località Giardino at Bomarzo - Viterbo - Italy
Bomarzo is difficult to reach by public transport.