The Capitoline Museums, housed in Palazzo Nuovo and Palazzo dei conservatori, hold a magnificent collection of Greek and Roman sculptures and works by Veronese, Tintoretto, Caravaggio, Van Dyck, and Titian. The most famous pieces are: Discobolus, Alexander Severus as Hunter, Dying Galatian, St. John the Baptist, The Rape of the Sabine Women, Spinario, and Medusa. The Hall of the Philosophers contains portrait busts of Greek philosophers, scientists, and poets.
How to get there
By bus: 40, 63, 64, 70, 75, 81, 87
9am-8pm; closed Jan 1, May 1, & Dec 25