Castello Visconteo - Musei Civici, Pavia

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Experience the best artwork at Castello Visconteo - Musei Civici, a castle hosting the Civic Museums of Pavia. The first floor holds an archaeological museum with Romanesque carvings. The upper levels feature art galleries, including works by artists such as Hans Sebald Beham, Giovanni di Pietro da Pisa, Luca Mombello, Giovan Battista Trotti, and many more. The castle itself is surrounded by sprawling gardens with benches, so it's a good place to picnic. Use our Pavia itinerary builder to add Castello Visconteo - Musei Civici and other attractions to your Pavia vacation plans.
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  • The castle is set in a park a short walk from the center of town and university. Permanent exhibition of Longobard art in the main building and temporary art exhibitions all year long in the former st...  more »
  • Wow - what an experience! The ancient artwork was incredible. Just putting the age of the art into perspective was mind blowing. The huge spaces of the castello itself was amazing. When we were there ...  more »
  • By far the coolest thing I saw in Pavia. The size and age are amazing with great gardens and a cool moat surrounding it.  more »
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  • nothing really special in it, worthy only during special expositions
  • Because this place is so huge and awesome..thats not a castle that you see in any place....
  • Beautiful Visconti Castle, located in the central position in Pavia! This mediaval castle (1360) is a must see when visiting Pavia! I had a chance to visit it during the little beer festival so the atmosphere was really great! We enjoyed nice music and great local food and beers, while enjoying magnificent interior courtyard of the castle! Recommended!
  • Very interesting place with a lot of thematic museums inside: Romans, Egypts... Very interesting expositions along the year, Picasso, Monet ...
  • Big and wonderful italian castle, a must if you are visiting Pavia!