Villa Doria it’s a public park in Albano Laziale, one of the biggest town in Castelli Romani. It’s a beautiful and big park with avenues, delicious corners, a sporting club with beack volley, tennis, swimming pool, restaurant and caffè.
The park is very popular with families, couples, human and dogs, but is also very important because hosts the ruins of a huge Roman Villa: the Villa of Pompeo Magno.
The Villa was built with great pomp by Pompeo (roman soldier and political) between 61 and 58 b.C.
The ruins, still majestic, occupay an area of 340 meters in lenght and 260 in terms of width equal to 9 hectares.
The central body of the Villa reached three floor high.
it’s fascinating walking with the dog or the baby around such a magnificient Roman ruins.
Between the 1700 and 1800 the Villa became property of the powerful Doria Pamphili Family. One of the most important noble families in the story of Italy.