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Palazzo Ducale

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Address: Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 9, 16123, Genoa, Italy
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+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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Warhol's Galore

Excellent selection of Warhol's screen prints and drawings. Beautiful building lots of different (I think 9 rooms) of his work to see. Very good quality of work too.

Reviewed January 30, 2017
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Palace, located near the harbour, was a really disapointing visit, since it´s really abandoned, only same areas available to the public (and those, urgently needed to be repaired..) and the gardens need urgently the due care. It´s a shame due to the History that lies on this Palace, namely, it belonged to the Doges of the, then, Republic of... More 

Thank José B
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Reviewed February 4, 2017

I am not personally interseted with palaces if they are not really really great...and this one is only ok from outside...

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

Excellent selection of Warhol's screen prints and drawings. Beautiful building lots of different (I think 9 rooms) of his work to see. Very good quality of work too.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

I had the opportunity to see an exposition on the life of Andy Warhol at the Palazzo Ducale which made the visit of the palazzo even nicer! Not too sure what there is to visit when there is no expo , but yet, a nice place (free entrance) to visit. From it you can reach a the fountain of Piazza... More 

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Marseille, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Well it's not a surprise. As most of the palace in Italy it's a piece of art. You could think it's one more with paintings and beautiful architecture.. but.. well it's Italy.. if you're bored with beautiful places why are you here.

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Milan, Italy
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Reviewed October 14, 2016

however the main rooms are used for congress, meetings etc, so in a nutshell you cannot visit anything. stick to the facade and the courtyards

Thank nicolas s
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

It's Genoa's foremost public building, but it is also a work of art. It's architecture flows onto the beautiful Ferrari. It is the home of art shows and special events. It's a perfect integration of function and architecture.

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Reviewed September 7, 2016 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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Reviewed August 23, 2016

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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Reviewed August 22, 2016

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.

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