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Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali

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A maze of a castle

This is a rambling, sprawling, maze of a medieval castle, sometime residence of the prince-bishops... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PJandSJ
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Matlock, United Kingdom
BEAUTIFUL IN EVERY WAY

went here on a day trip while on a saga trip ( very good by the way , not all old fossils ) this is... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Martin H
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Poole, United Kingdom
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The Buonconsiglio Castle is the largest and most important monumental complex of the Trentino Alto Adige region. It was the residence of the prince-bishops of Trento from the 13th century to the end of the 18th century, and is composed of a series...more
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Via Cardinale Bernardo Clesio 5, 38122, Trento, Italy
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Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Splendid castle with stunning ceilings and architecture which has be a part of any visit to the lovely city of Trento. Euro 16 for a family ticket for interesting displays, exhibitions and great views of Trento. Well worth a visit.

3  Thank FamilyGCLJ
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Reviewed 28 March 2011

Unluckily to see the Twelve Months cycle you have to pay for the visit to the castle (7€) + 1€ for the tower. The castle's architecture and the garden are amazing, the collection quite boring. The ticket for 4 castles in Trentino is 12€.

9  Thank EleanorBuvby
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a rambling, sprawling, maze of a medieval castle, sometime residence of the prince-bishops of Trento … complete with historical artefacts (including some of the best Roman finds we’ve seen in western Europe). Various paintings and frescoes are on display too – it’s a...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

went here on a day trip while on a saga trip ( very good by the way , not all old fossils ) this is a small ferry boat off the mainland , onto the little Island in the lake , STUNNING . Its a...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2018

Beautiful castle, exterior as well as the interior. The castle alone is worth visiting the city. Also very nice to relax in the gardens.

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

built around 1485 it was the residence of the PRINCE BISHOP. Now is a Museum....a lot of expositions!!!

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

I've only seen it from outside and the gardens, but looks very nice. Next time I hope I will have enough time to make the full tour

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Went here to Trento with the to see this Castello and my goodness what an amazing place to see. Stunning and beautiful is not how I would describe a Castle but the exception is this one. You don't have to go out of Trento as...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

I have brought here several foreign friends, and all of them enjoyed the visit of the castle. The castle is made of several different parts, with different styles (you can see it even from outside). It is quite big just to walk around (take your...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Gorgeously maintained historic castle right in the centre of Trento. Well worth a visit. Affordable to visit. I recommend paying the additional 2€ to see the frescoes in the Eagle Tower.

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

We visited this Castello by chance, and what a lucky chance it was. The Castello has been completely restored and is in a good condition. It is very extensive, so be prepared to do quite a lot of walking. The ceilings are wonderful, so keep...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

This castle has many interesting exhibits but if you have specific interests you might want to check whether they are affected by a refurbishment programme which leaves various parts of the exhibition unavailable. There is a hall of mirrors, a room featuring aesop's fables and...More

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You can take pictures, but it's really better to focus on the art when you're there, as your time is really limited to the audiotour. They hustle you out afterward. You can buy a set of postcards with professional photos... More
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