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Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna

Via delle Belle Arti 56, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 420 9411
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A decent collection of Gothic and early Renaissance art

A reasonable collection of nice tryptichs, icons, religious art...well worth seeing it although the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
EUcivilization
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Beverly Hills, Michigan
Cost a bit to get in but worth it

It was about 7 Euro to get in but definitely worth it. A really good variety and range of paintings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christina E
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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Via delle Belle Arti 56, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A reasonable collection of nice tryptichs, icons, religious art...well worth seeing it although the size of the collection hardly justifies the ever increasing entrance ticket.

Thank EUcivilization
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was about 7 Euro to get in but definitely worth it. A really good variety and range of paintings arranged more or less chronologically. Loved the Guerchinos in particular. The museum itself is air conditioned in places. There are lockers for large bags as...More

Thank Christina E
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Before visiting, I should really have researched better what was in this art gallery. Because for me, this was an overdose of religious art, and we had already visited a number of churches with impressive art in-situ. It is all quality stuff, I just don't...More

Thank Ruth R
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

The building is carefully climate controlled to preserve these art pieces.It is located right next to the university's art school, so students have easy access. Highlights of the collection for me included A Giotto polyptych and Raphael's Ecstasy of Santa Cecelia,

Thank yakherd
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This place sounds as if it'll be better than it is. You hear they have Giotto and El Greco... but there's one Giotto, and it looked to me like it was done before Giotto developed the genius that made him revolutionise painting. Likewise the El...More

Thank HedleyLondon
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

One of the countrys great collection 14,15,16,17,18th paintings. Nice gallery space. Might have been helpful to have had an audio guide because the information in each of the rooms or for each picture is very minimal

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Like Pinacoteca in Siena, this one - Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna is a great place/museum. I prefer this one and Siena one to much more famous Pinacoteca Brera in Milano. There were maybe only few people when I was there, so it was peaceful and...More

Thank Bob R
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Lots of religious paintings, very beautiful if you like this kind of paintings. Students do not have to pay.

Thank Chrilanda N
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

If you are interested in Italian art, then do visit this gallery. Much of the collection is from the 13C to the 18C of art from Bologna. There are also good collection of Guido Reni and Caracci works.

Thank Beverly H
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

If you want to get away from the tourists in Bologna, and enjoy a close up view of some beautiful art, this is the place for you. There was hardly anyone there when we visited. We got the prize Giotto to ourselves and were able...More

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