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The greatest garden of Rome is the Villa Borghese, which has already been previewed, as have the gardens of the Vatican. But there are other "secret gardens" of Rome where you can slip away from the hordes and the traffic.

Via Nomentana -- This legendary boulevard of elegant villas, embassies, and parkland begins at Porta Pia, built to the designs of Michelangelo. It's being visited by more foreigners with the opening of Mussolini's villa.

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