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Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale)

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Address: Piazza del Quirinale, Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 0646991
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Description: This palace was built by Gregory XIII in 1574 as a summer residence, which...
This palace was built by Gregory XIII in 1574 as a summer residence, which serves today as the residence of Italy's president.
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Beautiful!

Love walking around this piazza. Its like walking along side history. Rome is a really a walking city. Every where you turn history abounds. I love this city.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Love walking around this piazza. Its like walking along side history. Rome is a really a walking city. Every where you turn history abounds. I love this city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We had a wonderful time touring the exterior of this facility. Though it was a hot day, we did enjoy it. Wear good comfortable shoes as there is a lot of walking around Rome to see all the amazing sights that this city has to offer.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This palazzo has just been fully opened ( within the last few weeks) to the public by the incumbent president of Italy, Sergio Mattarella who wisely wishes to allow ALL Italians + to see his magnificent offices and palace ( some parts have always been open but this tour includes other sections of the palace.) For a small fee you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great cealing art work and worth an hour of your time. It is only open from 9am-12 on sundays. we walked into it by accident but were happy we did!

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Bergen, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I rented an apartment in Via Della Consulta this time, and I was literally 200m from the palace. Nice place to go to at sunset and see the auburn sky, and sit and relax and enjoy the grandeur of the palace and the Supreme Court on the right hand side of the square. Its the complexities of modern cities these... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

average place, nothing to great. just worth a visit. try and see the change of guards. might be more worthwhile.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

As you can see from the vast majority of the reviews, the entry shall read, 'Piazza del Quirinale' (the square) and not Palazzo del Quirinale (the palace), for most of the people visiting Rome and Romans alike don't get to tour the inside of the Palazzo (now the official residence of the President of the Italian Republic, as it has... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

As we walked the steps up to the plaza we were thinking, "nope, I don't think so". Correct. We did see men in uniforms with weapons for no visible reason and a huge open space with a few really beautiful statues. Lucky us!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

On our way to visit the Matisse exhibition in the building on the other of the square, we passed in front of the Quirinal Palace. We saw police security and learnt it was the presidential palace. Without the police, we would not have found anything specially interesting from outside in this building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The Quirinal Palace (known in Italian as the Palazzo del Quirinale or simply Quirinale) is a historic building in Rome, Italy, the current official residence of the President of the Italian Republic. It is located on the Quirinal Hill, the highest of the seven hills of Rome. It has housed thirty Popes, four Kings of Italy and twelve presidents of... More 

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Address: Piazza del Quirinale, Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 0646991
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trevi
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