Palazzo Fava

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  • 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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  • Palazzo Fava Address: Palazzo Fava Ghisilieri Via Manzoni, Bologna, Italy
  • Palazzo Fava Contact Number: 39051-19936305
  • Palazzo Fava Timing: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Palazzo Fava Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Palazzo Fava: 00:30 Mins
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  • 63.34% of people who visit Bologna include Palazzo Fava in their plan

  • 54.25% of people start their Palazzo Fava visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Palazzo Fava

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

67.69% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Palazzo Fava

People normally club together Museo Ducati Or Ducati Museum and The Two Towers while planning their visit to Palazzo Fava.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • 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

  • A must see in Bologna. The latest exhibition on a bolognese artist, Vacchi, was excellent!

  • 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.

  • Very interesting exhibition

  • 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.

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