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Reviewed May 1, 2019

This is a small, but interesting renaissance gallery housing a personal collection of art amassed by cardinals in the past. The palace is attractive and you visit 4 or 5 rooms on the first floor of this building. The collection of paintings is interesting but...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

Charming trompe l'oeil view created by Borromini. Small galleries with some good paintings but the Prospetivva is the main attraction.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a place where you can find a lot of interesting thinks. The Italian Consiglio di Stato is the court that judge about admistatives questions and is located in a part of this palace that was the house of Cardinale Spada. A Lot of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

This palace is now government building and part of it is a gallery with a lot of paintings. The perspective of Borromini is the reason most of the people visit Palazzo Spada.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jivko V
Reviewed October 29, 2017

The art here is salon-like, that is piled on top of the other all the way to the ceiling. There are a few hidden gems but the real draw of this place is Borromini's experiment with forced perspective in the courtyard. This can of course...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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