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“Nice, but good luck getting in.” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale)

Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale)
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Owner description: This palace was built by Gregory XIII in 1574 as a summer residence, which serves today as the residence of Italy's president.
Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Nice, but good luck getting in.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2012

While this is a nice palace to appreciate from the outside, it's almost impossible to visit inside.
The entire area is far less "glitzy" than you'd expect from such an important building, but still, changing of the guards was very nice (and funny).
There are some lovely alleys in the surrounding area, which sort of give the entire area a cosy feeling.

Visited April 2012
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Rome, Italy
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“Hard to visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2012

Great place to visit but not easy to access. Nice to watch the change of guards.

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pennsylvania
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“If you happen to be in the area - go”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2012

We happened to walk past the Palace when the changing of the guard was about to happen. We really enjoyed it and would definitely recommend if you are in the area at the time. It was my elementary schooler's favorite part of the day - what a fun surprise for us. It was a great way to see the Italian military and the palace at the same time.

Visited February 2012
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Visit only early Sundays”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2012

It is worth visiting but everything is presented only by Italian language. The garden is visited only in summer starting June and not earlier. Medium impression.

Visited January 2012
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“Beautiful palace”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2012

This palace is the home of the Italian president. It was originally built for Pope Gregory in 1583. It is rarely open to the public. We have been inside twice before, but only in rooms at the front of the palace which housed special exhibits. This time many of the rooms in the palace were open to celebrate Italian unity. The rooms are spectacular and we were very fortunate to have had this expeience.

Visited January 2012
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