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Casino and Garden, Villa Farnese, Caprarola, Italy

This shows part of the remote casino building and its garden at Villa Farnese in Caprarola, Italy. The unseen larger main building is located about 1/2 km away on the other side of a Chestnut grove. The entire project was designed and constructed in the 1500s as a retirement home for one of the Popes.

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Uploaded: 23/04/2011
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