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Gallerie di Palazzo Leoni Montanari

Contra Santa Corona 25, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
+39 080 057 8875
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Icons and two lovely Guardi

The interior of this Palazzo is grotesque with stucco cherubs and mythological figures crawling... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Peter V
Amboise, France
Fabulous - don't miss it!

We went to the Palazzo Leoni Montanari towards the end of a day of sightseeing when we were... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
helen p
London, United Kingdom
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Contra Santa Corona 25, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
+39 080 057 8875
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

The interior of this Palazzo is grotesque with stucco cherubs and mythological figures crawling from ceilings, corners, and staircases. However, there is a splendid collection of icons, a very fine group of Greek vases (former Caputi Collection), and amongst other pieces of interest, two lovely...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We went to the Palazzo Leoni Montanari towards the end of a day of sightseeing when we were beginning to feel a bit exhausted. The loggia of Hercules revived us and the interior just got better and better. Late baroque, works of fantasy, wonderful architectural...More

1  Thank helen p
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The Leoni Montanari is an interesting museum located in a quiet side street in central Vicenza. Just by chance, I went in a special day, when all the museums in town were open at night, which was a nice experience. The building is as atractive...More

Thank southerntraveller49
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.

Thank sherry u
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.

1  Thank Fenugreek12
Reviewed 29 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...More

5  Thank PJandSJ
Reviewed 24 September 2016

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

Thank Verysmallplanet
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...More

2  Thank ihbScotland
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.

2  Thank Tchumb
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...More

5  Thank designer1947
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