PARK OF MONSTERS - PARCO DEI MOSTRI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windego1
N 42° 29.500 E 012° 14.856
33T E 273808 N 4708039
Quick Description: The "Park of Monsters" or "Parco dei Mostri" in Bomazo is a kind of garden in which a lot of huge stone sculpure, most time monsters are displayed. It's unique in this way and worth a visit!
Location: Lazio, Italy
Date Posted: 1/17/2013 11:30:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMG63B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 20

Long Description:
PARK OF MONSTERS - PARCO DEI MOSTRI

Is a kind of big garden or park with displays quite a lot of old sculptures and odd buildings out of stone. Most of them are quite huge. They have the shape of animals, knights or monsters.

The site ist historic. The stonework was done from the artist Pier Francesco Orsini in the 16th century. The garden was forgotten, hidden and overgrown during most of the last century. In the 1970th it was rediscovered and restored.

The park is quite huge and a good photo-location, you can stroll along more than half a day. So bring some time.

There is an entrance fee! It's open all day from 8.00 a.m. to at least 5.00 p.m. in summer till sunset.


Wikipedia says: (visit link)

Parco dei Mostri at the web: (visit link)
Garden Name: PARCO DEI MOSTRI

Address:
Parco dei Mostri - Loc. Gardino
Bomarzo, Lazio Italy
01020


Hours: 4

Fees?: yes

Garden Website: [Web Link]

Parking Coordinates: N 42° 29.500 W 012° 14.856

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Owner/Commissioner of Garden: Not listed

Location: Not listed

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