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Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
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Via delle Belle Arti 56, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed July 28, 2019

As I have stated it is worth a look situated in a pretty building. The paintings shown are all on religious theme

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank humerous60
Reviewed June 24, 2019

Among many precious 12th, 13th and 14 th century paintings you will find a room of Guido Reni and two Vassari that shows he was a serious painter besides a chronicler of his time and his more famous contemporaries. Notable paintings also by father and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed exploring the progression of art - from the 1300s forward. The majority of the pictures were religious. The rooms were well numbered and the art was nicely displayed. There was typically one sign that was in English for the room that provided an...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

This large and grand building has a substantial art collection linked to the early history of the area. If you are a fan of early religious art and iconographic works, then this is a gem. For those seeking a wider mix, it is still a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank simontk
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

This is Bologna’s National Gallery and was originally the Accademia di Belle Arti, but since 1885 the Pinacoteca and the Accademia have been separated. The collection grew mainly from donations and includes a lot of religious art and works from the Renaissance period, Raphael, Perugino,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 2, 2019

Located in an impressive building in the University quarter, this gallery provides a comprehensive survey of religious art of the Renissance and Baroque periods. Pity that it didn't have a cafe for refreshment after the walk from the Piazza Maggiore and that it was not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed April 25, 2019

The paintings and frescoes in this museum are organized in chronological order starting from middle age. The predominant art is religious based. Not much explanations given in English, so brush of your Italian

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank iuliaale
Reviewed April 15, 2019

This Museum is located in a terrible area with streets full of graffiti. It houses a lot of local paintings of average quality. Not worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Olga P
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

The paintings and frescoes in this museum are organized in chronological order starting from middle age religious art to early renaissance art. Because of this, I was able to begin to understand the evolution in art form in these two periods. The focus was on...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank MRichardson2014
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

There are many works of art to see in this huge art gallery, but the religious icons of the mediaeval period must be the highlight. They are concentrated in two corridors close to the entrance and to be honest I really didn’t want to look...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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