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Museo degli Arazzi Fiamminghi

Via Giuseppe Garraffa, Marsala, Sicily, Italy
+39 0923 711327
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Unusual collection of huge tapestries

Walked passed twice before we realised the entrance was sandwiched between two bars - with only a... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
Michael D
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Wells, United Kingdom
A 'must see' if you're in Marsala

These exquisite tapestries were a gift of the queen of Spain before being presented in 1589 to the... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2015
SingaporeGirl
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Singapore
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24 Mar 2016
“Unusual collection of huge tapestries”
10 Nov 2015
“A 'must see' if you're in Marsala”
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Walked passed twice before we realised the entrance was sandwiched between two bars - with only a small sign. But well worth the effort to find. Eight huge tapestries over three floors convey stories about the Roman emperor Vespasian but the size and intricacy are...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2015

These exquisite tapestries were a gift of the queen of Spain before being presented in 1589 to the Archbishop of Marsala by Antonio Lombardo. They were beautifully presented, with signage in English and other languages and deserve your attention. The workmanship, colours and access are...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2013

Nice carpets of ancient flemish craftsmen. À nice difference with the baroc art decorations in churches. We idd have to wait à while untill the keeper showed up to open the Gates during openinghours.

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Reviewed 27 May 2013

Be prepared for a surprise at how stunning this set of eight large Flemish tapestries is. And how unexpected to find them in Marsala. Very well conserved since their creation in the 16thC, they depict a rather idealised conquest of Jerusalem by Vespasian and Titus...More

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