Palazzo FavaCurrently Closed
- Address: Palazzo Fava Ghisilieri Via Manzoni, Bologna, Italy
- Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
- Phone: 39051-19936305
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museums, Art Gallery, Museums, Educational Site, Historical Site, Architecture , Arts And Crafts, Exhibition
The breathtaking museum is nestled in a Renaissance mansion given over by the Fava family in their will. Spread over 2600 sq. m it is regularly used as an exhibition centre; include works from the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio in Bologna and other organisations.
What makes Palazzo Fava so attractive are- The cycle of paintings, The Argonautica and the stories of Medea in Jason's room. A very skilful illustration of story of Aeneas, painted in 1593, was taken from the third book of Aeneid. The biggest draw, however, is the heavily frescoed rooms on the 1st floor painted in bright naturalistic style by the precocious young Carraccis.
With all the displayed frescos being of admirable artistic maturity one can easily feel these ancient paintings communicate to you.
- There's a lovely cafe on-site.
- Is not stroller and wheelchair friendly.
- Price depends on exhibition to exhibition.
- Entry fee is free for all group people.
- Bus- 160 metres, lines: 11, 27 and A
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- Cinque 50 Risto Bar
- Trattoria Belfiore
- Ristorante Franco Rossi
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63.72% of people who visit Bologna include Palazzo Fava in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
54.25% of people start their Palazzo Fava visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Palazzo Fava
67.69% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Palazzo Fava
Bologna's historic palace, it is an historic building which deserves a visit, especially to admire the paintings by Carracci. In short, it is a beautiful building which host sometimes as well other exhibitions
This palazzo and its gallery on first floor are a real discovery! The building itself is beautiful - there's an art nouveau glass ceiling in the reception area and well perserved wooden ceiling on first floor. But the most amazing part are obviousely the breathtaking frescoes painted by Carracci.
Nice place and interesting collection but overpriced for the amount of art there. The entrance is €8 and I think it should be half that.
It's beautiful, but slightly overpriced!
This is a most beautiful gallery, with stunning ceilings. We saw the Astrid Kirchherr Beatles photography exhibition here which was one of the best photography exhibitions I have seen, a perfect blend and use of an old building displaying contemporary art.