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Palazzo Reale - Palazzo Stefano Balbi, Genoa: 4 reviews and 15 photos
The Palazzo Reale, is the Palace that I decided to visit.
It is known as the Royal Palace, it is large and has been added to throughout the Savoy & Genoese dynasties.
We had to do a tour of the Palace, nobody was allowed on their own. The tour was good, the building was beautiful! There were a lot of paintings, and a lot of frescoes, evidently done by some very important Baroque and Rococo artist's. As usual, the Hall of Mirror's is wonderful, and so was the Ballroom & the Throne room, then there were the State apartments, an Atrium, and more than I can remember! After the tour, we could go out into the garden by ourselves. This was very nice, had a fountain, quite a few statues and some lovely red roses!
All original interiors, frescoes, stucco, paintings, sculptures, beautiful furniture and furnishing's and a nice garden, this was a Palace I loved seeing.
The only problem was.... NO PHOTO'S ALLOWED INSIDE,but in the garden, we were allowed to take them.
I did think the admission price for this Palace was very reasonable and it's really worth seeing if you have the time.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 09.00-1.30pm.... Thursday to Sunday 09.00-7pm....Closed on Mondays
DMISSION IN 2011....Adults ....4euro
Concessions...2euros (18 to 25 year olds), free for under 18s and over 65s Concessions 2 euros.
The Palazzo Reale museum is part of the Genoa Museums “Card” scheme.
Directions: From the train station in Piazza Principe:
approximately 5 minutes on foot
From the Aquarium: 10 minutes on foot Numbers 20 or 35 from the centre, get off at via Balbi
Numbers 20 or 35 from the centre, get off at via Balbi
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