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Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola

Open Now: 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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Such amazing art work in such a quiet out of the Way Palace in Genoa

It's not everyday you get so close to a Van Dyk or Ruben. Though it takes some finding in the maze... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
4556LeeM
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
A palazzo transfert into a "home" museum

They let you enter the palazzo only once in an hour (9.30, 10.30 etc) Some of the rooms have been... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
SusaMasa
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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

It's not everyday you get so close to a Van Dyk or Ruben. Though it takes some finding in the maze that is medieval Genoa it is worth the trouble. Be warned the people guarding the treasure are very weird. They are like undercover spies....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

They let you enter the palazzo only once in an hour (9.30, 10.30 etc) Some of the rooms have been preserved as they were when the Spinola family was living in the palazzo. It will take you 45 to 60 minutes to walk through the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

We enjoyed this gallery/museum overall, but I would recommend spending less time in the lower floors of the palazzo and miving pretty quickly to the upper floors that house the national gallery. The lower floors, which present authentic 18th century furnishings and decor, are so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

Difficult to find the entrance to this palace/museum but definitely worth seeking out. The art is displayed in a beautiful palace over several floors. There is a lovely little terrace at the top of a spiral staircase which gives great views over the city. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lin D
Reviewed May 28, 2018

This gallery is cheap to visit and full of interesting pictures of the rich of Genoa as they were in the past. There are a lot of stairs to climb!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

A very interesting museum, but visits are only allowed on the half hour, so you will have to wait if you arrive in between. You are accompanied everywhere by security, who don't act as guides at all. It can be a bit off putting, but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Artwork and textiles in the rooms of this hidden palazzo. The teapot collection and other pottery were included in the attic

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

As a gallery this cannot compete with the world's great galleries, so if you have visited London's National Gallery, National Portrait Galley or the Tate, not to mention the V&A, you will be disappointed with the pictures and other objects on display in the Galleria...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

A very nice mansion decorated in the style of the period. Very ornate with beautiful frescos and furnishing of the period. Art work by Van Dyck, Van Cleve, Brueghel The younger and others. A very nice and relaxed visit. Yona S.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Absolutely stunning! Definitely worth visiting even though it's not as easy to find as other palaces because it's not on Via Garibaldi but rather further in the Old Town. I would highly recommend spending time wondering around old narrow streets to get to this Palazzo...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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