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Museo di Palazzo Reale

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Address: Via Balbi 10, 16126, Genoa, Italy
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Sparkling legacy of the Kings of Sardinia

Don't miss this if possible. The Hall of Mirrors is a standout, but there are some exceptional ceilings and some brilliant furniture to see as well.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this if possible. The Hall of Mirrors is a standout, but there are some exceptional ceilings and some brilliant furniture to see as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favourite of the palaces I visited in Genoa. It is has a beautiful terrace and is full of art.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Gorgeous palazzo with room after beautiful room pretty much as it was when the original inhabitants lived there. Beautiful art and furnishings very well preserved. Garden offers an amazing view of the harbor. Well worth a visit.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

The entrance belies what is hidden up the several flight of marble stairs... (There is a lift available but you have to ask). Well worth the 4 Euros for the ticket. The sumptuous rooms of centuries passed are fascinating. Have a look for the almost hidden doors in the wall, stroll along the rood terrace and be prepared to be... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visited this as a free roil day and it was an interesting diversion. It consists of a series of rooms containg furniture/paintings from its previous existence as a royal palace.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a lovely Museum. We had a hard time finding it and once in the courtyard the directions to continue upstairs were confused or missing. We followed where another couple were coming from and found it. The staff at the entry ignored us but once upstairs the ladies were helpful and kind. We loved the old maps in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Not many visitors in this amazing palace - the mirrored room is a mini Versailles and fantastic. A real must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

A museum, a historic palace, a garden and an art gallery. This complex features original furniture, frescoes and a beautiful facade. Built in 1618 for the Balbi family the museum is very well maintained. A great place to while away a few hours - just so much to see and do - lots of exhibits and not many people there,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The kind of opulence demonstrated in this kind of palazzo always seems to offend my Sense of fairness. Not that there weren't such inequalities elsewhere among Bourbons, Borgias, Tudors, and American robber barons. Not to be missed and great photo op for €4.2

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We went to the museum this afternoon as it is only a few minutes walk from our hotel. It was only €4 each to go in. There are quite a lot of stairs to go up and then they check your ticket. I started to go one way but was told to go the other way round. I can't see... More 

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