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Worthwhile for Palladio fans, plus a solid art collection

Across from the Olympic Theatre-- you must at least come and admire the façade--inside are... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
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The palace has a beautiful exterior & magnificent painted ceilings. The paintings are mostly... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
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The Palazzo Chiericati has been the historic home of the Civic Museum since 1855 and now houses the city's collections of paintings, sculptures and applied arts from the thirteenth to the twentieth centuries. A masterpiece of Palladio's early...more
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

Across from the Olympic Theatre-- you must at least come and admire the façade--inside are beautiful ceilings and a respectable art collection.

Thank Manningjen
Reviewed June 23, 2018

The palace has a beautiful exterior & magnificent painted ceilings. The paintings are mostly religious & were not, for me, the reason to visit. Perhaps if I'd made it to the top floor ............. but it was just SO hot & we'd walked such a...More

Thank WinstonSophie
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Nice paintings of the Veneto Heritage, in the city center od Vicenza. Nice to visit especially the chapel that is in the upper floors and there are often Music connect of pupil of the Conservatorio

Thank iliketravelling2018
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

The location just crossed over from theater Olympic. Interesting museum, read more understand the story more! worth buy multi museum ticket!

Thank Blossom S
Reviewed April 30, 2018

This masterpiece by Andrea Palladio stands in the heart of Vicenza. It strikes with its pure lines and the statues lining the top. Inside is a picture gallery on five levels, from Roman to modern art, and the rooms have magnificent frescoes and decorations. Among...More

Thank opossumd
Reviewed February 8, 2018

Step inside of this former grand house overlooking a market square - passing under the public loggia into this beautiful home turned into a museum. The sequence of rooms unchanged since the mid 16th century - Renaissance Architecture frozen in time; the collection of paintings...More

1  Thank garyp281
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Little understood to even exist by travellers world-wide (being overshadowed by VENICE, it's glorious neighbour), here's one of the most renowned architectural masterpieces of Andrea Palladio & fabulously decorated with frescoed halls & stunningly hung with Venetian paintings encompassing 1200s thru1500s...unbelievable value at Euro7! Positioned...More

1  Thank John N
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The palace in itself is a pearl, the museum is absolutely worth visiting. It has just been renovated and the colection has some very good paintings. A stunning Tintoretto and an impressive and well presented set of altarpieces are only some of the major attractions....More

1  Thank Hans W
Reviewed July 16, 2017

This palace is a landmark at Vicenza, especially due to its location at one edge of the most important street axis at Vicenza: the Corso Palladio

Thank icavalcantifilho
Reviewed June 30, 2017

it would be nice if at the entrance someone would let you know that some of the most important pieces are on loan to other museums for exhibitions. having said this, it is a lovely exhibition space , very well done , with several masterpieces

Thank nicolas s
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