Musei Civici di Pavia Castello Visconteo, Pavia
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Experience the best artwork at Musei Civici di Pavia Castello Visconteo, 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 Musei Civici di Pavia Castello Visconteo and other attractions to your Pavia vacation plans.
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  • This castle was built by Galeazzo Visconti, between 1360 and 1365. The large courtyard is characterized by arcades and a loggia with mullioned Windows. Today the Castle houses the municipal museums, which preserve very many paintings, sculptures and archaeological material. The Visconti Castle Museums is Starry is the Michelin Green Guide, with assessment of inspectors to a star.
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  • Marconditondirondà! Beautiful is contemplating it from the outside, with its fascinating architecture, which walk in the courtyard.
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  • Beautiful old Castle, with lots of attractions in the Middle: painting, sculpture, excavations, statues. Recommend min. 3 h.
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  • 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!
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  • Big and wonderful italian castle, a must if you are visiting Pavia!
  • Very interesting place with a lot of thematic museums inside: Romans, Egypts... Very interesting expositions along the year, Picasso, Monet ...
  • Impressive place.