Venezia Palace - Roma

The Palazzo Venezia's construction started in 1455. The palace is said to have been built under Leon Battista Alberti's direction. The palace was a papal residence until 1564 and then became the headquarters of Venice's embassy. Between 1797 and 1916, the property belonged to Austria. In the 1930s, from the palace's balcony Benito Mussolini addressed to the public. Today, the palace hosts a national museum displaying Middle Ages and Renaissance works of art and the library of the Archaeology and Art History Institute.

To see: the inner court with Tuscan columns at the first floor, Ionic and Corinthians at the second, the Sala Regia, Sala del Concistoro, Sala del Mappamondo, paintings by Canova, Bernini, Borromini, Bassano, Bronzino, Antonello da Massina, paintings from the XIIIth to the XVIIIth century, marble, wooden and bronze sculptures, ceramics, silverware, tapestries; Next to: San Marco Basilica, Trajan Column.


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Address : Via del Plebiscito, 118 Roma Italy

Phone : +39 0632810

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