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Home to the British Ambassador Italy Since 1947
Home to the British Ambassador Italy Since 1947Stay.com Editors' Note
The Villa Wolkonsky was original the home of the Russian princess Zenaǐde Wolkonsky in the 1830s. It has been the home of the British Ambassador Italy since 1947. The UK purchased the estate in 1951, and its extensive grounds are now used for seminars and workshops and other major events in Rome.
One of the major events celebrated at the Villa Wolkonsky is the annual celebration of the Queen’s Birthday Party, which is the British National Day. The remains of the Princess’s garden provide a green oasis of hedged lawns, rose beds, huge magnolia and umbrella pine trees and more. The grounds of the estate are often rented out to appropriate academic or commercial organizations for private events.
Via Ludovico di Savoia, Piazza di Villa Wolkonsky, 00185 Rome