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Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna

Via delle Belle Arti 56, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 420 9411
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Great Italian Art

If you are interested in Italian art, then do visit this gallery. Much of the collection is from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beverly H
Pasadena, California
Full of beautifully presented art treasures

If you want to get away from the tourists in Bologna, and enjoy a close up view of some beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Via delle Belle Arti 56, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 420 9411
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are interested in Italian art, then do visit this gallery. Much of the collection is from the 13C to the 18C of art from Bologna. There are also good collection of Guido Reni and Caracci works.

Thank Beverly H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to get away from the tourists in Bologna, and enjoy a close up view of some beautiful art, this is the place for you. There was hardly anyone there when we visited. We got the prize Giotto to ourselves and were able...More

Thank LiverpoolVal_C
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We visited the Pinacoteca on our last day in Bologna and I wished we had gone earlier. This gallery holds the most amazing collection of sacred art - look out for the painting of St Petronas holding the city of Bologna in his hands. The...More

2  Thank Inspector22
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Great art gallery, one of the few in Italy where one can have the whole place to oneself. Off the tourist beaten track, nestled in a place built in the second half of the 15th century near the Accademia delle belle arti is a must...More

Thank 320deliav
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely surprise to visit this great museum. The paintings and the frescos are displayed in a very interesting way and the collection of paintings is of a very high quality. We loved the pinacoteca and will be sure to revisit on our...More

Thank Yona S
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Although this is mostly Medieval & religious themed artwork, I thoroughly enjoyed our visit here and worth the 6 euro entrance fee. It was only a 15 min walk from Piazza Maggiore thus saving cab fare or figuring out which bus to take

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This was quiet museum where I could be alone with Perugino, Raphael, and Parmigianino. Delightful! The exterior is not well marked, however, and one might easily miss it.

Thank Kayko S
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Pinacoteca Nazionale offers a nunique collection of paintings from 14th to 17th century. What is interesting about it, is its thematic unity. You can examine the development of style from late Medieval religious paintings to late Renaissance and Mannerism.

1  Thank Mikael L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I expected wonderful early paintings but these were outstanding in every way. Pseudo-Jacopino's works were filled with movement, colour, modelling, depth. While others had produced stiff little illustrations, Pseudo-Jacopino painted vivid glimpses of dancing, flying, rounded figures full of passion and life. The Giotto paintings...More

1  Thank 334kathh
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Very fine painting collection, focussing mainly on regional painters (of which there are many fine examples) with a few big names (representative rather than great works). The chronological arrangement was very helpful in understanding trends and styles, and the space was very nice, though the...More

1  Thank roudland
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