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Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna
Ranked #31 of 349 things to do in Bologna
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Never seen so many beautiful paintings exhibited together. Layout takes you chronologically through the development of Renaissance art to Mannerism and Baroque.
Dull? Jokes!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We were disappointed with this gallery; its bare appearance in guide books may imply others agree. No doubt it houses some priceless works of art but most of them appeared to me to be rather ordinary and never-ending pictures of the infant Christ on his Mother's knee. The gallery, it must be said, is beautifully kept. It was practically deserted on our visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

This gallery, which spans the period from the 13th to the 18th century, is full of artists you won’t have heard of, with just a few glorious exceptions. This is because it focuses on Bolognese artists and these are not household names, probably because Vasari, who wrote the book on Renaissance art, concentrated mainly on his fellow Tuscans. So the gallery is a delightful surprise, with room after room of really high quality stuff. Take a close look at Simone di Filipino’s work which is on a par with the Sienese school. There are big names too, with Raphael, Perugino and Carracci all represented but for me it’s the earlier works that are the most delightful. It’s a pity one ticket doesn’t allow you to enter twice because there’s just too much to take in in one visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

First the combined ticket is very attractive. Then the layout - if you are from the new world you will notice the old world approach to their own art.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

A strange gallery with odd opening hours and a very limited selection of art. There is nothing here that really stood out for us so unless you are really into that period of art I'd give it a miss.

Date of experience: August 2018
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