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Villa Torlonia belonged to the Torlonia family. Mussolini rented it from the Torlonia to use as his state residence, and now visitors can see his house and a bunker.
Villa Torlonia is a large complex, enclosed by walls and representing a park with fountains and pavilions, a large palace and buildings in the style of ancient Rome. There is a lemon garden, conservatory, Moorish Grotto, a museum, where you can see the amazing sculptures.
Previously, this villa belonged to the Torlonia family. Mussolini rented it from the Torlonia for one lira a year to use as his state residence. There are no tourists here, so the Romans often come here for walks in the park and even have a picnic on the grass.
Villa Torlonia is located two kilometers north of Termini Station. You can reach it by metro (line B, Bologna stop) or by bus (№36, 84, 62, 60 or 90).
Below the villa is an underground bunker, which was built by order of Benito Mussolini.
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Visit the Mussolini's bunker
Benito Mussolini was living in the Villa Torlonia for a few years and built the bunker to hide himself and his family in case of bombardment.€74
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Villa Torlonia on the mapLocation: Via Nomentana, 70
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