THE AMAZING VILLA DORIA

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.