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Gallerie di Palazzo Leoni Montanari

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Address: Contra Santa Corona 25, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
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+39 080 057 8875
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A beautiful gallery in a stunning former palace the interior of the palace alone is worth visiting but a magnificent collection of art. The many glass chandlers were breathtaking.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 December 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A beautiful gallery in a stunning former palace the interior of the palace alone is worth visiting but a magnificent collection of art. The many glass chandlers were breathtaking.

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

This museum has a very interesting selection of greek-orthodox icons, which by themselves are worth a visit. There was a gorgeous temporary exhibit of greek ceramics too.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This was a surprising find and exceeded all our expectations. We spent a whole afternoon there. It’s included in the Vicenza Museum Card, which – alone, in my view – makes the card a good buy. We really liked everything the museum had to offer – the ancient Grecian pottery, the paintings and the icons. The paintings are what one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Museum is very charming. Nice change from other museums. Also, there was very impressive exhibit in September.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Russian icons in Vicenza? Yes, and it is a superb collection from the 15th century onwards. We only had time to see one part of the collections in this building, so the Boss said, "Russian Icons", and who am I to disagree? I see from some (much more knowledgeable) Russian visitors that this is a great collection: we really enjoyed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best private galleries I have visited. Peaceful and well laid out with good facilities and an excellent shop. Some excellent artwork including great pictures/views of Venice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

After several trips to Italy I can honestly say this is one of my top ten Gallerias I have ever seem..it is organized so nicely that you feel very calm and relaxed stroll though the rooms. Looking up at the ceilings you won't believe your eyes. They have mixed the old world with the new. It was breath taking. This... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

This museum is extremely well designed and has three areas of focus: Stunning ancient Greek kraters XVIIIth century Italian paintings And a very large and well displayed collection of Russian icons said to be the largest outside of Russia. To top it off it is located in a rococo palace full of frescoes and sculptures worth a visit in band... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

Here you may enjoy paintings of Albotto, Carlevarijs, Guardi an others.I lovedPietro Longhi. Some Russian old works of different artists are slo here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

We purchased the Vicenza Museum card, admission was included, but we hadn't thought to visit this one. Very glad now that we did, this is a hidden gem, in a city seemingly filled with hidden gems. A beautiful building and collection, with rotating special exhibits. Don't overlook this just because it's not Palladio.

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