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Palazzo dei Priori

Piazza dei Priori, Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 87257
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“bell tower” (7 reviews)
Piazza dei Priori, Volterra, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Varied museum with several points of interest including the bell tour for views over the town. Could have done with more English explanations.

Thank andrew82mci
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Facade with cornices and glazed terracotta plaques. The council room has amazing frescoes. Wooden ceiling withstood centuries of time. Climb up is worth it. Outside there was a huge square where racing cars were parked. Lots of Alabaster shops all around.

Thank BINAMumbai_India
Reviewed June 20, 2017

While in Volterra, you really should visit this building. It is an important feature of Volterra. It didn't knock my socks off, but is definitely worth seeing.

Thank leere2016
Reviewed June 14, 2017

It is the oldest municipal hall in Tuscany /13th century/. Inside you can see paintings, arms and sculptures.From outside is the building different from original design.

Thank kucerovajana
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a house 40 min from volterra. We visited many of the nearby cities and this was our favorite. It has a medieval theme with many restaurants and shopping. My husband and I easily walked on uneven surfaces and stairwells... but I'm not...More

Thank Karen J
Reviewed May 10, 2017

This building, still used as the City Hall, is a lovely example of civic architecture that has withstood time. Locals take visitors through the rooms that are still in use, past beautiful cieling murals and family crests. If you are lucky, you may be able...More

Thank soosihongkong
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Not really much to see inside unless you climb to the top of yhe tower. There you have a beautiful 360 degree view of Volterra and the surrounding countryside.

Thank Ed M
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Visited as part of a ticket that you can buy for all Volterra's museums. It is relatively a small building but is beautifully preserved . The guide who checks the tickets was very informative about the different parts such as the ceiling and flags. He...More

Thank annoflondon
Reviewed September 26, 2016

This is a medieval square well restored where you can walk around at your own leisure and relax. It gives you a taste of the old days.

Thank Leo A
Reviewed September 22, 2016

There is a nice gothic chamber where people like to get married. You can climb the tower for a good view over volterra. Apart from that there is not much that is memorable.

Thank Simon P
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