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Musei Civici di Pavia Castello Visconteo

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Old castle in center of town

The castle is set in a park a short walk from the center of town and university. Permanent... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
NicolettaC
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Milan, Italy
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Great castle near City Center

Place is a very nice castle located very near the city center. The visit to the castle as well as... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2015
Armando_74a
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Helsinki
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“Impressive collection of Romanesque art”
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“Another Stunning Building”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have (thanks God) moved the artworks from the really old churches when rebuilding and redecorating those. The quality of many pieces is exquisite, and you can watch them as close as you wish. Mostly romanesque figures and some fabulous mosaics, but also several stunning...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Another one to check of your list as you walk round the incredible Pavia. We cannot recommend highly enough the beauty of this small city.

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The castle is set in a park a short walk from the center of town and university. Permanent exhibition of Longobard art in the main building and temporary art exhibitions all year long in the former stables of the castle. Big courtyard. Good for a...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Wow - what an experience! The ancient artwork was incredible. Just putting the age of the art into perspective was mind blowing. The huge spaces of the castello itself was amazing. When we were there they were setting up for an opera to be performed...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2016

By far the coolest thing I saw in Pavia. The size and age are amazing with great gardens and a cool moat surrounding it.

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Reviewed 26 September 2015

I am giving 3 points only because of the realy bad service in this beautiful medieval castle, It really would be worth visiting,however we had a feeling that the local people did not care at all. Nobody was speaking English, they did not even try,...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2015

Place is a very nice castle located very near the city center. The visit to the castle as well as the art collection is very interesting (still conservation could be improved). The area inside the castle (gardens) are perfect to admire the whole construction and...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2014

The castle itself is "unfinished": only three sides having been completed. The north wall is in ruin, and it was a ruin as early as the mid-500's, as shown in the fresco of the city inside the church of S. Teodoro (reviewed elsewhere). But what...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2014

The museum is really a collation of several units, over three levels and under one roof (and one admission ticket). They consist of a small collection of archeological remains, a largish pinacoteque from late gothic to late 19th century, a small ensemble of romanic and...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2013

The castle is beautiful, but it could be better preserved. Anyway it is interesting to be visited. The exposition that has been announced was about Monet, but it was disapointing. Practically no important Monet paintings, some few from his daughter done at Giverny and some...More

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