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Museum on Fire!
— SG/MY description

Villa Piranesi (de_piranesi) is an official bomb defuse map in Counter-Strike, Counter-Strike: Source and Counter-Strike Online. It is available since Counter-Strike version 1.5 (12 June 2002).

Official description[]

  • Background: a sprawling neo-romanesque palace known as Villa Piranesi is to be opened to the public as a museum. Restored furniture and works of art are being shipped into the compound.
  • Terrorists: Prevent the museum from opening by destroying one of its two main attractions; the antique sundial in the front courtyard or the grand celestial orrery in the back garden.
  • Counter-Terrorists: Protect the historical site against the terrorists.


Piranesi takes place in a museum which is large and with many objects that can be destroyed (example: boxes). This map has two bomb sites.




This map was released on 8 February 2012 alongside StG 44.


This map was released on 1 August 2012 alongside StG 44.

Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies

This map was released on 23 September 2014 alongside Open Beta Test.


This map was released on 26 March 2015 alongside Open Beta Test.



  • Referring to the map overview, the Counter-Terrorists are sent by a tank while the Terrorists come by a hovercraft.
  • There is an SUV in the Counter-Terrorist spawn zone which originally comes from Half-Life.
  • This map has been evolved from Counter-Strike 1.5. This new version is currently in use in Counter-Strike Online.
  • This map has been evolved for a Zombie Escape map called as Blood Castle. The hovercraft is used to escape from the zombies in Blood Castle also.
  • If you use Free Look mode when spectating, you can see an Easter Egg of Giraffe.