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A must see if you are in the area! the park of the monsters Its set in an italian garden/park which is filled with bizarre and fascinating sculptures for which only the accompanying inscriptions provide any explanations. Strange pieces such as a war elephant, a monstrous fish head, a giant tearing…
Sculptures made out of enormous rocks on the spot, devised by Pirro Ligorio on commision of Prince Pier Francesco Orsini (1523-1585) to vent his broken heart at the death of his wife Giulia Farnese.
Bomarzo, a village in Lazio at the foot of Mount Cimino, possesses a unique work, the Villa of Marvels, also called the Sacred Wood or Park of Monsters. The park is unique!! Must Do!! sacrobosco.it
The park of Monsters of Bomarzo was devised by the architect Pirro Ligorioon commision of Prince Pier Francesco Orsini to vent the heart broken at the death of is wife