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Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria

Corso Vannucci, 19, 06123 Perugia, Italy
0039 39 075 58668415
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Ranked #3 of 64 Attractions in Perugia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
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Perugia, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Renaissance stuff and special exhibits are terrific, as is the setting itself. Like a lot of museums in Italy, it's filled with too many Madonnas and Child.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Sometimes a museum can be overwhelming with so much on display you feel you must see it all, this has a nicely curated selection of religious pieces many featuring the Madonna and child. It was interesting to see the filters that various medieval and renaissance artists used when portraying the pair...in one case the skin of the Christ child was... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
50 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The Gallery itself is in an amazing building. The unguided tour starts at the top, sensibly, and then you work down. The medieval art is absolutely wonderful, and the renaissance art is fantastic, but eventually I was with the kids who said you can only look at so many paintings of the Madonna and child! Perhaps I should have had... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My visit started badly. Firstly staff would not allow me bring my handbag so I felt I'll at ease. Given that recently a French tourist allegedly tried to rob artefacts at Pompeii, their distrust of tourists is understandable. However after I put away my handbag I discovered the audio guide was a further €3.00 on top of the €6.50 I... More

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La Romana, Dominican Republic
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27 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This museum has a considerable collection of paintings by Perugino and one of his pupils, Penturicchio. If you arecin Perugia, its a must visit. But take a private guide and avoud the audio guides -- useless.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The repertory is focused on one kind of painting. The explanation remits more to history then the artist/pieces.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Very well laid out gallery in a really nice building right in the centre of Perugia. Definitely worth a visit when you're visiting the town. Take your time walking around, it's very relaxing, and there are some great views from the windows, too!

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Podolí, Jihomoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Not only the paints,but also the atmosphere and the building of Palazzo dei Priori is fantastic.You will see many of Perugino´s paintings. Also the notices in every sallas are very infomative.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Great museum, excellent paintings in a medieval building that is no less beautiful than the works it hosts. It can be visited in one morning, I loved it!

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Manitoba
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

What a fabulous building and a wonderful collection. Not to be missed while visiting Umbria. This building is also a venue for meetings, concerts, events and all kinds of international visiting events. Such history and culture all wrapped into an outstanding peice of architecture.

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