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“Beautifully made”

Museo di Castelvecchio
Ranked #13 of 239 things to do in Verona
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This impressive castle built in the 14th century houses a fine art gallery.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nicely made. Enjoyed very much visiting the castle and combining it with the art exhibited inside.

Thank kizkouz
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely bridge and castle which is definitely worth a visit.

Not to be confused with the other castle which can be reached via the funicular.

Thank TheBearsWife
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful castle, which many different areas. There are many art pieces in the museum, but perhaps too many for us. More of an art museum than we had thought.

Thank KiraGoller
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

I wandered in here thinking it was just an old castle, but actually it houses a superb collection of medieval and renaissance art.
I knew a little about renaissance art (Bellini, Raphael, etc) – but these were artists I’d never heard of: Bernardo Strozzi, Ghirolamo Dai Libri, Pietro Bernardi, Francesco Morone and others, who were active in Verona – all good artists, but little-known outside Italy.
If you're willing to climb stairs, there are walkways along the walls and into some of the towers of the castle.

Thank Sarah R
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

This 14th-century castle was built by the Scaligeri (also known as della Scala) family that ruled Verona in the 13th and 14th centuries. The castle lies on the bank of the river Adige and is connected to the opposite bank by a picturesque pedestrian bridge, the Ponte Scaligero, that can be viewed from the castle. The cavernous interior of the castle now houses Verona's civic art collection, which includes a number of masterpieces. In the castle, one can still find some original frescoes with the family crest - a ladder ("scala") held by two dogs.

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