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Museo Diocesano di Padova, Padua

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See precious works of art originating from the territory of the Diocese of Padua at Museo Diocesano di Padova. Housed within the grand Bishop's Palace, the small museum contains sculptures, paintings, manuscripts, and other artifacts that are a testament to the church's cultural wealth and offer an appreciation of the arts. Don't miss the walls of Bishop's Hall, decorated with fresco portraits of the first 100 Bishops of Padua. Plan to visit Museo Diocesano di Padova and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Padua attractions using our Padua trip builder.
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  • Visit not only the Palazzo Vescovile (the Bishop's Palace) on the top floor, but take the time to look at the rich collection of magnificent frescoes and artworks throughout the Museum. The staff are ...  more »
  • This is one of the many places to visit in Padova. I recommend taking a tour through the various distinctive historical spots in Padova with a guide. Aesthetically is doubtless the beauty, but this sm...  more »
  • We visited this museum on a rainy day. The ticket included the Baptistry which is close by. The museum is the palace of the bishops, so there were lots of portraits of the bishops over the centuries. ...  more »
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  • Central location close to the Duomo, charming, elegant. Trained professional, helpful and polite. I highly recommend you check them out
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  • Amazing Museum with works of art and vestments. To visit!
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  • A little-known gem of Padua which deserves to be visited.
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  • Place looked after, interesting exhibits, good guides
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