The Duke's Palace has been amazingly restored but somehow it’s mostly dull and boring apart from the Duke’s library/studio, which is covered in beautiful marquetry exhibiting the most amazing trompe-l’oeil effects. It's the only part of the palace that's worth seeing. It's not the original as that is in the Metropolitan Museum New York. The other parts of this Museum are just so-so.
The palace walls are densely covered with portraits – also fully restored – and there’s lots of information about them but very little interesting information like how did the Duke live when he was here.
There's a nice little terrace outside that's a good place to take photos of the town below and the little café can provide a wine and coffee. The gardens are only OK and the toilet on site is best described as primitive.
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