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Palazzo Ducale

Piazza Roma 15 | visitabile nei weekend con ModenaTur, 41121, Modena, Italy
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“old building” (2 reviews)
Piazza Roma 15 | visitabile nei weekend con ModenaTur, 41121, Modena, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed spending time here as part of exploring Modena as I was just leisurely spending some time. I did not make use of a tour guide but still enjoyed the visit.

Thank Alrentia V
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Beautiful to behold from the outside as you stroll throughout the historic city center, the old building interior has been now converted to mundane modern offices.

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Home of the Ducale Palace, a magnificent building which is still in use today as a college, in the palazzo there are many places to sit, relax and have a drink or a snack, there are also many shops to window shop

Thank Terry C
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

The building is gorgeous, topped with loads of statuary, and fronted by what is now a large piazza with a couple of fountains and a reflecting pool. If you call ahead you can get a tour on the weekends. But if that doesn't fit with...More

Thank cyclejam
Reviewed June 9, 2017

The Palazzo Ducale has been bastardized by the generations that assumed control once the Este family died out. It is heartbreaking to see how the rooms were ruined with modern lighting, pressed flooring, cheap furniture. And half of the rooms you visit are filled with...More

2  Thank MarcoPro2050
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Amazed with the beauty of this place. Really a must watch if you are in Modena. There are cafeterias and pizzerias nearby and a lot of shops for shopping. It's a crowded​ place on a holiday but a good one to go on a day...More

Thank Shardul B
Reviewed January 24, 2017

we passed by chance in front of the ducal palace, strolling through the center of Modena, we are not able to enter because you have to book the visit in advance, but also from outside the building is really nice and it's also just walk...More

Thank markbobs82
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Wandered through here on way back to station. Fantastic architecture and fountains in middle of square. Worth a visit

Thank maggie1966
Reviewed July 26, 2016

I would recommend going to the Estense art gallery and also a visit to the Palazzo Ducale. The art gallery displays well-known painters and also lesser known local masters.

Thank robertdesaintloup
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Palazzo Ducale is pompous, noble and majestic baroque building from 17C with honour court. Today is occopied by the Military accademy and I had a privilegge to see them at the morning report.

Thank Barbara M
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