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Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna

Via delle Belle Arti 56, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 420 9411
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very good and one of the country great collection...

One of the countrys great collection 14,15,16,17,18th paintings. Nice gallery space. Might have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great one

Like Pinacoteca in Siena, this one - Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna is a great place/museum. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Via delle Belle Arti 56, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 420 9411
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the countrys great collection 14,15,16,17,18th paintings. Nice gallery space. Might have been helpful to have had an audio guide because the information in each of the rooms or for each picture is very minimal

Thank Jethro672
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like Pinacoteca in Siena, this one - Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna is a great place/museum. I prefer this one and Siena one to much more famous Pinacoteca Brera in Milano. There were maybe only few people when I was there, so it was peaceful and...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of religious paintings, very beautiful if you like this kind of paintings. Students do not have to pay.

Thank Chrilanda N
Reviewed 1 November 2017

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 31 October 2017

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

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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
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