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Mole Vanvitelliana

Banchina Giovanni da Chio 28, 60121, Ancona, Italy
+39 071 207 2394
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Fascinating building!

La Mole was the highlight of my trip to Ancona. Sitting (historically) strategically near the port... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Judy R
,
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
nice from outside; nothing in side

we walked all along the port area to see this. the center is hallow and in need of serious... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
wf3r4t54b
,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent41%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
12 Oct 2016
“Fascinating building!”
28 Jun 2016
“nice from outside; nothing in side”
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Banchina Giovanni da Chio 28, 60121, Ancona, Italy
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

La Mole was the highlight of my trip to Ancona. Sitting (historically) strategically near the port, it is well worth having a look at. Crossing the short land-bridge to enter the external walls, it feels like many old buildings: full of character, charm, in need...More

3  Thank Judy R
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

we walked all along the port area to see this. the center is hallow and in need of serious repairs. the museum inside was closed until 1700? there was a setup for a theater festival. we took nap under shade of central statuary for 1/2hr...More

1  Thank wf3r4t54b
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Reviewed 24 January 2016

this building is between the railway station and the port 15 minutes on foot. It's more interesting see it from outside

1  Thank bitto2015
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

should be more advertised. it is wonderful and very contrasting with the insight. different styles are mixed. very very beautiful place

Thank Cristina7756
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

The Mole Vanvitelliana looks interesting from the outside and in the photos taken from above but I was quite disappointed when I got there. It’s poorly maintained and there isn’t anything really interesting inside. There is a museum though, so you might be lucky and...More

4  Thank Baara
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

We could see this building from the ship as we docked and I was intrigued by the contrast this brings to the area of the port and the differing architectural design. Even though it is quite different it actually fits very well and adds something...More

2  Thank SteveJacksonnufc
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

A lovely courtyard, where the old plague hospital used to be- lazzaretto. In summer there are live performances in the evening, and two museums all the year round. It is very close to the harbour

1  Thank Georgina L
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Reviewed 21 July 2012

I'm from this city. The place is pretty cool to look at from outside, but the inside isn't well kept. It is sometimes dirty, but it still has some cool things to show you. The "mole vanvitelliana" or "lazzaretto" offers you the greatest attractions during...More

6  Thank alessandro m
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Reviewed 21 July 2012

Closer to the mole, during the summer time (half June, half Sept) there is a nice bar, easy going. You can enjoy the Anconetane nights with the locals. If you are like you can find some concerts and cinema and performance inside the mole. The...More

Thank binxale
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Reviewed 10 July 2012

If you've got free time in Ancona, maybe while waiting for a ferry to Greece, go check out the port, wander all around the bits and firemen's firefighting boats, see the yachts moored and get a real deep breth of fresh air, I really loved...More

1  Thank Mary Therese B
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