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Fantastic collection of Italian art

Place to visit both for old school and modern art lovers. Convenient exposition planning. Lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Max120368
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Rome, Italy
A great history of art

There are 2/3 floors of Renaissance art to Victorian . There are famous artists and many churches... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephen B
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The picture gallery of the Accademia Carrara, founded in 1796 by Giacomo Carrara, is considered to be the fruit of Italian collecting and one of the finest European art museum. Over six hundred artworks are on display in the museum, arranged in 28...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza Giacomo Carrara 82, 24121 Bergamo, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Place to visit both for old school and modern art lovers. Convenient exposition planning. Lot of great masters paintings to see.

Thank Max120368
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are 2/3 floors of Renaissance art to Victorian . There are famous artists and many churches raided? 😊 it's well set out with descriptions in Italian and English. The staff are helpful as are the audio guide and map. It won't take all day...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 26 July 2018

A wonderful art museum where we literally saw only 3 other people. It's heavy on Italian, religious art and the Renaissance however there some significant sculptures. Of course, as always, the audio guide is essential to better understanding many of the pieces. Two hours is...More

3  Thank Champers530
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Great museum - with a good amount of information, but not overwhelming. Everything is very well organized and visiting it feels like a structured, guided journey. Recommended!

2  Thank Tomek K
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Beautifully presented, in a classic building. Not crowded on a Saturday afternoon. Also includes a ticket to the modern art museum (Gamec) across the street. Don’t miss it.

1  Thank Hugo S
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Visited here while on trip to Bergamo and found the permanent collection to be a pretty nice collection with reasonable collection of European painters. The Raffaello exhibition was a bit of a letdown with very few Raffaello works and the exhibition expanded with works that...More

1  Thank JamesS6523TS
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We were lured here by a show of Raffaello, the Renaissance painter who died from illness caused by having vigorous sex with his mistress and is now buried in Pantheon in Rome. They have put the show at the modern museum across the street, the...More

2  Thank semanticvision
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Lucky enough to catch the last days of the Raphael exhibition this time. Some wonderful work from all over the world in this most beautiful building.

1  Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Some of the most beautiful paintings of Raffaello you can visit....and a special collection just in front of the Accademia Carrara ,than you can have an easy walk to the oldest and ancient part of the city. In Bergamo the old Piazza Vecchia is amazing...More

1  Thank Dani M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

An excellent gallery, a short mile walk from the centre. For those interested in Italian Art and particularly the renaissance period, there are some gems here.

1  Thank Jeffbwell
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