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Museo di Palazzo Reale

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Address: Via Balbi 10, 16126, Genoa, Italy
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Beautiful palaces

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 yesterday NEW via mobile

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

Thank Roisin P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank CBarNyc
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank 800willowthewisp
London, United Kingdom
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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.

Thank ggmck186338
Springfield, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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Worthing UK
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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.

Thank Clamshell-Worthing
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 

Thank Joseph W C
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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

Thank Mike K
Lakenheath, Suffolk
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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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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I paid for the ticket and did not enter!!!! So lousy with no introduction or information about the rules. They even try not to let you in if you do not have change!!

Thank Ayse A

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