Gardens of Bomarzo, Arcane Park of the Monsters

The Park of the Monsters (or Garden of Bomarzo), created in the 16th century, is an arcane monumental complex located in Bomarzo, Viterbo, in northern Lazio, Italy.

Weird Italy lazio Gardens of Bomarzo, Arcane Park of the Monsters Italian History Magazine What to see in Italy  Viterbo Pier Francesco Orsini Park of the Monsters manieristic garden Lazio Garden of Bomarzo   The gardens are composed of a wooded park, near the castle of Orsiny family and esoteric sculptures and small buildings, partially hidden by the natural vegetation. It was created by the condottiero Pier Francesco Orsini, called Vicino (1523-1585). The garden was built after the death of the beloved wife, Giulia Farnese. The architecture was designed by Pirro Ligorio and the sculptures by Simone Moschino.
Weird Italy 3905138750_60fb667544_z Gardens of Bomarzo, Arcane Park of the Monsters Italian History Magazine What to see in Italy  Viterbo Pier Francesco Orsini Park of the Monsters manieristic garden Lazio Garden of Bomarzo
 

Weird Italy 3904267135_ea5f4139b8_z Gardens of Bomarzo, Arcane Park of the Monsters Italian History Magazine What to see in Italy  Viterbo Pier Francesco Orsini Park of the Monsters manieristic garden Lazio Garden of Bomarzo

Weird Italy 3905068330_97cc9a70df_z Gardens of Bomarzo, Arcane Park of the Monsters Italian History Magazine What to see in Italy  Viterbo Pier Francesco Orsini Park of the Monsters manieristic garden Lazio Garden of Bomarzo

Weird Italy 3904294867_ce8c608b02_z Gardens of Bomarzo, Arcane Park of the Monsters Italian History Magazine What to see in Italy  Viterbo Pier Francesco Orsini Park of the Monsters manieristic garden Lazio Garden of Bomarzo

Weird Italy 3905092580_f7522fe52b_z Gardens of Bomarzo, Arcane Park of the Monsters Italian History Magazine What to see in Italy  Viterbo Pier Francesco Orsini Park of the Monsters manieristic garden Lazio Garden of Bomarzo

Weird Italy 3905097186_8f59170bef_z Gardens of Bomarzo, Arcane Park of the Monsters Italian History Magazine What to see in Italy  Viterbo Pier Francesco Orsini Park of the Monsters manieristic garden Lazio Garden of Bomarzo

Weird Italy 3904317273_db5e1969b2_z Gardens of Bomarzo, Arcane Park of the Monsters Italian History Magazine What to see in Italy  Viterbo Pier Francesco Orsini Park of the Monsters manieristic garden Lazio Garden of Bomarzo

Weird Italy 3905120146_74b6c4a51f_z Gardens of Bomarzo, Arcane Park of the Monsters Italian History Magazine What to see in Italy  Viterbo Pier Francesco Orsini Park of the Monsters manieristic garden Lazio Garden of Bomarzo

Weird Italy 3905151292_2dc5a40c65_z Gardens of Bomarzo, Arcane Park of the Monsters Italian History Magazine What to see in Italy  Viterbo Pier Francesco Orsini Park of the Monsters manieristic garden Lazio Garden of Bomarzo

Pictures by MadGrin

Subscribe to our newsletter

Join Weird Italy, Guide to Places and People in Italy

Weird Italy 35d34cee42cbb06848a4b6ac844a4ae7?s=116&d=mm&r=g Gardens of Bomarzo, Arcane Park of the Monsters Italian History Magazine What to see in Italy  Viterbo Pier Francesco Orsini Park of the Monsters manieristic garden Lazio Garden of Bomarzo
WeirdItaly
Lifestyle weblog about everything that happens in Italy: photography, places, people, fashion, Italian movies and books, news and much more
24FansLike
1,143FollowersFollow
244SubscribersSubscribe

How Sanremo Casino Continues to Flourish as a Gaming Hotspot

Sanremo Casino has changed a lot over the past few decades. Its official name is Casinò Municipale di Sanremo, and it's located along the historic...

P448 and Italian high couture tradition

Italy has always been a synonym for high couture. But there are many sports brand famous all over the world. And it wasn’t enough. On the...

Italy, two gangs broke arms, legs, to defraud insurance companies, 42 arrests

The two gangs in Palermo were especially looking for desperate young people and women to stage false accidents to defraud insurance companies. They offered 300...

The Manifesto of Futurist Cooking, A Meal that Prevented a Suicide

The ultimate aim of Futurist cuisine is the abolition of mediocrist daily life in the pleasures of the palate, represented above all by pasta,...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close