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Address: Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 9, 16123, Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: +39 010 817 1600
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

This renaissance-era building is now home to an art museum.

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Very nice building but as I understand it is a city administration buliding isn't it. A very large building with several entrances but I had no clue what to do there and what to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Rijeka, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All white with its oh no organic vegetable garden with my lovely farmers market in the adjoining plaza with extraordinary offerings. I will never forget those fantastic varieties of mushrooms!

Thank Jeffrey H
Rijeka, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice building but as I understand it is a city administration buliding isn't it. A very large building with several entrances but I had no clue what to do there and what to expect. Maybe we were a bit unprepared for the visit and lost an opportunity to have experience something nice there

Thank JurijKobal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are so many surprises in this palace museum, I can't recommend it highly enough. I went towards the end of the day and was feeling tired but I persevered and it was well worth it. I recommend going at the start of the day because I expect you will want to spend a lot of time here.

Thank UKbusinesslady1
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This review only concerns the tower. I must say I was rather disappointed as it's basically just a few prison cells, the view, from behind glass is hardly worth the five euro entrance fee.

Thank delagioventu
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

my partner and I visited. starting from the 1500s palazzo ducale was the seat of the government of the republic of genoa. the building has a medieval wing. the palace dungeons are worth an visit. beautiful architecture. this place holds exhibitions and important events within the genoa calendar.

Thank enncle
Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

You should not loose the possibility to visit Palacio Ducale. The interior and exterior architecture is very beautiful and you can find art exhibitions on the inside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

It seemed that, once in centre of Genoa, we came across lovely buildings every corner we turned. Sat here and enjoyed a lovely gelati

Thank pookiehorsham
Teaneck, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Took a day tour to Genoa…this museum was on the itinerary. We enjoyed a lovely lunch in their rooftop restaurant! I would would recommend.

Thank Madeleine T
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

i love this place and piazza de ferrari so much. inside palazzo ducale there are always art exibition in a beautiful contest that this building can give. inside the hall there is a bar called mentelocale, where you can have aperitivo, sipping cocktails and eating finger food

Thank r3dg1rl
Fossano, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Located in the city centre, easy to find and a nice picture opportunity, Palazzo Ducale is a must if you are in town. Make sure you check online if there is any exhibition at the time you are planning to visit as each event is always a high quality one! Enjoy!

Thank Fedefederiv

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