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Address: Piazza Matteotti 9, 16123 Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: +39 010 817 1600
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Description: This renaissance-era building is now home to an art museum.
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Expressionism Exhibition

We saw the expressionist collection featuring artists such as Kirchner,Heckel,Schmidt-Rottluf and Nolde. The rooms were well set and the audio guide was brilliant. If you're an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We saw the expressionist collection featuring artists such as Kirchner,Heckel,Schmidt-Rottluf and Nolde. The rooms were well set and the audio guide was brilliant. If you're an enthusiast of the Die Brucke movement you must see this exhibition, it's stunning!

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

This complex served as residence for Genoa's ruling family for years. Later it was the government seat for the republic for hundreds of years. Today you can find artists selling their work, cafés where you can grab a bite and beverage, and art shows. The square also serves a meeting spot for Genoans.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

It's an amazing exposition even if you don't know a thing about this movement that last a few years back in the beginning of the 20th Century. Audio guide is free, paintings are stunning (I happen to love Erich Heckel the most), the building is old and very pretty (like most of the italian architecture). No pictures to be taken.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

variety of exhibitions in the heart of old renovated beautiful Genova a petty to miss, especially as it is so central and close to the cathedral ask locals about the history of the great families of genova

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This you may call the living room of Genoa. You walk right into this astonishing and impressive building with a beautyful architecture. There are excebishions and cafés to enjoy. But the palace itself is a great experience. Even free of charge.

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Just strolling around in the Palazzo exterior (free of charge) is nice. Impressing building. And if you are ready for exhibitions then also often there is an opportunity - this time there was "Kirchner and Nolde" paintings (Expressionists). And it is just om Piazza Ferrari and with old town around the corner.

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Les Issambres, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We visited the tower which use to be a prison. Interesting visit. As we had seen several exhibitions of Frida Kahlo we didn't want to visit this exhibit so we didn't get to see more of the palazzo. We appreciated the Nicholas Murray photo exhibit that was presented in the lower part of the palazzo.

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Minsk, Belarus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

That is the place where you should start your walking tour across sea Genoa. Turn on the left and go down through the most typical to that region streets. That region is not Italian at all and not yet a Cote d'Azur's one. That region is a very peculiar and only Genoa can present you this spirit of trade, romanticism... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This palazzo is not as splendid as some others, there are just 3 rooms and a chapel on the main floor. The views from the tower are good, but not as panoramic as those from the roof of the Palazzo Rosso. There are also some prison cells but you will be asked to wear a safety helmet because of some... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Small but moving exhibit of 1943 1944 pictures taken by Robert Capa during the war. Quite a few are memorable,wish there were more.

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