Villa del Principe museum

It is the largest and most sumptuous noble residence in the city of Genoa

Palazzo del Principe is the most important sixteenth-century building in the city, in imitation of which all the city and non-city residences of the noble Genoese families were later built.

Palazzo del Principe museum is full of hidden treasures, a Renaissance jewel with frescoes, tapestries and wooden furnishings.

It is located a short distance from the Lighthouse, the Maritime Station and the Genoa Piazza Principe railway station.

Worth seeing are the fresco representing the Giants electrocuted by Jupiter by Perin del Vaga (1533) a pupil of Raphael and the tapestries dedicated to the battle of Lepanto in 1571.

The garden, which once overlooked the sea, has recently been restored and is dominated by a magnificent fountain of Neptune symbolizing Admiral Doria.

Piazza del Principe 4, Genova

Informazioni e orari sul sito web del museo

Tickets: full price €11.00, reduced price €9.00, students up to 26, Over 65, FAI members, Touring Club members, Coop members. Free: children up to 6 years, journalists with card

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