Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Palestrina, Palestrina
(4.6/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
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  • Journey through time. The Archaeological Museum of Palestrina in the dwelling that belonged to the Barberini and built the Temple of the goddess of fortune. Excellent location, only.
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  • Despite having visited many archaeological museums, this I found many artifacts and objects "new". And then the archaeological area and the Palazzo Barberini alone are worth the visit. Obviously a ride up and down the country help to see the rest of the Roman structures related to the sanctuary.
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  • Lovely Museum with staff for information, exceptional property with breathtaking views. To see not only the Nile mosaic (Hellenistic work only and gorgeous) interesting Roman artifacts. Curiosity the chapel beside the Baroque decoratissima Palace, small but cute.
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  • Very interesting and well organized exhibition and a marvellous view.
  • What's more interesting are the beautiful mosaics, once into the hole where today there is the square with the Cathedral, including the flooding of the Nile. I recommend using the information boards scattered in theaters, that are well made and give useful information and not too lengthy, especially on the mosaic. Do not forget the cryptoportico, which appears closed because some custodian has the nice idea of constricted, so that those who pass is not attempted to disturb, but instead is open and well worth a sight for the grandiose structures (plus a curious depiction of a "beauty contest" from Roman times).
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  • I read many reviews about the Museum, what else to say? actually it seems incredible that it does not adequately publicized (moreover with all there is in Rome, tivoli, ostia antica etc, it would take much longer than normal time a tourist has to see a mostly!!) I invite anyway, Romans and not planning a visit, also the town of palestrina is full other sights (casa di pierluigi , Sanctuary of fortuna primigenia, etc. and good restaurants, we couldn't take advantage of a guide but two ladies controlling the salt in the Museum (Giulia and Josephine) are lavish of information and with a smile, very interesting mosaic with the flood of the Nile and in case a ring (say carvillo) in foil shaped oval bezel , which opened with a gemstone cabochon cut crystal. do not underestimate the panorama in 180 degrees from sailing to calatrava, lepini mountains, the sea and the valle del sacco,
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  • Museum on the site of a majestic Roman temple stepped on whose remains he adapted the current building. Excellent exposure. I found it nice that there was open all day so we made the most of the time. Staff really friendly and helpful.
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  • Fantastic, unique objects on display, great professionalism
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