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Museo del Sannio e Chiostro di Santa Sofia

Piazza Santa Sofia, 82100, Benevento, Italy
+39 0824 774763
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
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4 weeks ago
“Surprisingly well-curated!”
6 Nov 2016
“Do not miss this site!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza Santa Sofia, 82100, Benevento, Italy
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+39 0824 774763
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I say "surprisingly" because the quality of their collections surpasses what you might expect from a mid-size town. The cloisters are a gorgeous backdrop to a serious collection. Perhaps my favorite pieces were tombstones of several ancient couples: wife and husband were carved in such...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Italy, so many UNESCO sites. This one is definitely a must-see. A museum so well curated that takes you through several centuries. The condition of the archeological objects is excellent. The artwork, statues and objects from the churches. The St Sofia church prior to entering...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2014

We were clueless as to what was in this museum due to inability to communicate with the people at the ticket counter. It turned out to be a large collection of stone carvings, burial items ,weapons, jewelry, and pottery. More than a couple of floors...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2014

The Lombard cloisters in the Museo di Sannio are really worth seeing - a magnificent melange of mediaeval carving - Moorish, Lombard, Romanesque, Greek. And so many of them - all different. .

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Reviewed 16 May 2014

This museum is an important place for understanding a complex city like Benevento: the region of the ancient Samnites, a major city of Italy at Roman times, the capital city of a Lombard duchy in the Middle Ages (this quality earned her recent insertion into...More

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