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Beautiful inside and inside

Great building in Modena with a lot of history specially inside with great frescoes many of them... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Certainly worth visiting

We were attracted by the beautiful clock tower and the elegant exterior of the Palazzo Comunale, so... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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Piazza Grande, 41100, Modena, Italy
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Great building in Modena with a lot of history specially inside with great frescoes many of them depicting the history of Italy. Great visit recommended

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We were attracted by the beautiful clock tower and the elegant exterior of the Palazzo Comunale, so we decided to explore it further. We were there on a weekday, so the entrance was free. On the second floor, the attendant showed us the directions to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Beutiful place both inside and outside! Free entrance. Just walk upstairs and enter. Read the story about the bucket which Modena tokk from Bologna 600 years ago.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ingo618
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This was one of the places that I spent time at because I wondered past it. Maybe if I knew the history it would have ment more but that day it was just a place to pass the time.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alrentia V
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We walked 750 meters southwest from our Hotel Europa to this UNESCO destination. Its the active center of this city with the Duomo, Torre Dell'Orologio, cafes, and restaurants all around. Our focus was visiting the upper rooms of City Hall; large painted, historical and free...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Gene R J
Reviewed 12 October 2017

There is plenty to do in downtown Modena. For me, I would definitely tour this beautiful building if it is raining; otherwise it depends upon your time or specific interests. Skip it if you are limited on time.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Rooms inside stunning with fabulous frescos and paintings/furnishings. Historical rooms and stunning chandeliers.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank maggie1966
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I don't know whether we should be ashamed, but we actually did not choose to enter this place. However, we did find a nice spot at a bar opposite this building and had an apertivo while enjoying the view of it.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank njv9
Reviewed 25 June 2016

It stands on the east side of Piazza Grande, to the side of the Duomo and Ghirlandina, with a beautiful Renaissance façade, porches and a harmonious clock tower, spelling out Modena's wealth and prominent place in the region.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank opossumd
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The monumental rooms of Palazzo Comunale are open to public for free on workdays and for some small amount on week-ends (inform yourself). You have to find the stairs, go to the first floor, ask at the reception and someone will accompany you to the...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Saint-Grail
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