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Museo Diocesano di Padova

Piazza del Duomo 12 | Palazzo Vescovile, 35141, Padua, Italy
+39 049 652855
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Better than the Duomo next door

Padua has several outstanding churches. In comparison, the Duomo is nothing special However, the... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
GloriaAnchio
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Add this to your "to do" list of places to visit in Padua

Visit not only the Palazzo Vescovile (the Bishop's Palace) on the top floor, but take the time to... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
bathtravel123
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Bath, Maine
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Piazza del Duomo 12 | Palazzo Vescovile, 35141, Padua, Italy
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Padua has several outstanding churches. In comparison, the Duomo is nothing special However, the Diocesan museum next door (to the left as you face the Duomo), sometimes called the Bishop's palazzo, is very interesting. Few tourists go (there is a fee) which means you have...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Visit not only the Palazzo Vescovile (the Bishop's Palace) on the top floor, but take the time to look at the rich collection of magnificent frescoes and artworks throughout the Museum. The staff are eager and pleased to respond to questions.

Thank bathtravel123
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is one of the many places to visit in Padova. I recommend taking a tour through the various distinctive historical spots in Padova with a guide. Aesthetically is doubtless the beauty, but this small treasure has to be unfolded by the explanation of historical...More

2  Thank MelaMare
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We visited this museum on a rainy day. The ticket included the Baptistry which is close by. The museum is the palace of the bishops, so there were lots of portraits of the bishops over the centuries. I liked the beautiful metalwork in gold and...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We were directed to this museum by the caretaker in the Baptistery across the square, and discovered not only a beautiful palace but a small exhibition with three Donatello crucifixion sculptures in. This is only there for the Summer and is absolutely breathtaking and so...More

1  Thank doc50
Reviewed 13 April 2012

This is worth visiting for the main salon alone, but there are also some beautifully illustrated manuscripts and other artefacts to admire in the main museum. There was also an exhibition of modern art at the time we visited, which was a complete contrast. A...More

Thank TriciaCheshire
Reviewed 12 August 2010

My wife and I had just left the Padova Duomo when we noticed the sign for the Museo Diocesano d Padova. We when in, paid a small fee, and were given a private tour of the beautiful Bishops Palace. The main hall is spectacular with...More

2  Thank bennetjo
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