Palazzo delle Albere

Trento, Italy

Palazzo delle Albere is a Renaissance villa-fortress in Trento. It was built during the 16th century by the Madruzzo family of prince-bishops of Trento. It has a square plan, with four square, 6 m-wide and 20 m tall corner towers, surrounded by a ditch.

In the Great Hall, on the second floor, were once frescoes celebrating emperor Charles V's deeds. Still visible are instead the depictions of the 12 months. The third floor has also kept numerous Renaissance frescoes, depicting imaginary landscapes with ruins and castles, as well as the seven Liberal arts, the four Cardinal virtues and the three Theological virtues.

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Founded: 1550
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Italy

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Filippo Tomasi (7 months ago)
Amazing place
US User (10 months ago)
Closed but beautiful
Dimitris Katsianis (14 months ago)
History of the mountains
Martin Ligabue (2 years ago)
Beautiful building
Diana Kucherbaeva (2 years ago)
Visited this palace during EXPO period in 2015. As I understood, they host temporary expositions from time to time.
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