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Museo Diocesano e Battistero Paleocristiano

Via Episcopio 5, Albenga, Italy
+39 347 808 5811
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History at its best

A small group managed to get in before closing to tour the museum and baptistery. The museum was... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
buffalobob6
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Jackson, Wyoming
A must for art history lovers

Didn't expect much of the museum but you have to buy a combi ticket in order to be able to visit... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
Antoine R
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Heemstede, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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“old town” (2 reviews)
“baptistry” (4 reviews)
“century” (3 reviews)
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Via Episcopio 5, Albenga, Italy
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

A small group managed to get in before closing to tour the museum and baptistery. The museum was very interesting, the guide wonderful. But the real treat was the baptistery. Set below the present city and full of tombs, a wonderful history lesson.

Thank buffalobob6
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Didn't expect much of the museum but you have to buy a combi ticket in order to be able to visit the baptisterium. But what a pleasant surpirse. Small but lots of nice art and historical items, supported by explanations from a very friendly and...More

Thank Antoine R
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Had a really good time visiting both the ancient baptistery and the museum. The museum has some fascinating paintings and sculptures which represent and tell the story of Albenga. The baptistery, a few meters below the surface of the town, is unique and one of...More

Thank GemmaAlbenga
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We had very little time, only visited the 5th century octagonal baptistry but this is the star attraction of the largely medieval town.

Thank Linda21025
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Albenga hides wonderful old building among them this one dating back to the first centuries BC . The building is relevant for its shape its windows and its mosaics in the inner part. Very interesting also the visit to the museum

Thank PF P
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Battistero is from second century, and even a museum deserve a visit. Near Baptistery there is a old tower, the view on the old town deserve the fatigue to climb up

Thank Denis D
Reviewed 19 August 2012

excellent preservation on the part of all citizens and local institutions I live only a short time here and I saw a few historical monuments so well kept and preserved

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