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Palazzo di Bonifacio VIII

Opens in 23 min: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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A place where history pivoted

This ancient palace is steeped in fascinating papal history. We found the audio guide to be a... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2019
Gemstone4ever
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Anagni town offer the view of several building of interest. Bonifacio VIII building is one of... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Alessandro A
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Rome, Italy
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May 29, 2019
“A place where history pivoted ”
Jun 30, 2018
“A great history lesson”
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Anagni, known as the City of the Popes, gave birth to four popes and has long been the papal residence. In the historical center, full of elegant and austere buildings, Romanesque churches, steeples, loggias and piazzas, architecturally sober and...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Via Vittorio Emanuele 238, 03012 Anagni, Italy
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Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

This ancient palace is steeped in fascinating papal history. We found the audio guide to be a pretty good introduction to the stories and the stones exuded a dramatic sense of intrigue. It’s not very large, but you will need at least an hour. I...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

Well laid out, cool rooms, excellent audio guides. Fascinating history. A short walk from the Duomo so easy to fit both into one day

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Anagni town offer the view of several building of interest. Bonifacio VIII building is one of these. Made in large pieces of local stones is constituted by 3 large rooms with wall decorated by original painting. Particular attention worth the goose painting were are painted...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Fascinating castle in the centre of Anagni, witness of an historical (or legendary) episode between the most powerful institutions of the Medieval time: the Pope and the Emperor. Original and contemporary art meet up here.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed September 18, 2016

Quite an exceptional and unexpected building with breathtaking views. Be sure not to miss the wall of geese. Wonderful collection of photographs and maps.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

3 Euros for entry but well worth it, it is full of interesting things and facts, the literature given is also very informative

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed May 22, 2016

I must say this is the 1st time I have seen a statue of a pope put up on the fachade of a cathedral in his home town . Ordered it himself and was accused of idolatry by political opponents . Of course this were...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed June 3, 2014

you can see a lot of the countryside from the top and then of course the long walk down, we also saw the museo of Bonafacio which had some Etruscan artifacts

Date of experience: May 2014
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