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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John Carey (3 months ago)
Fabulous venue for art exhibitions. Very professionally curated. Highly recommended!
V. Augusto Valentini (3 months ago)
A very beautiful palace, perfectly restored. The exhibition in it are always amazing
Andrea Tomedi (3 months ago)
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Tommaso Rosi (2 years ago)
An incredible historical palace, sometimes hosting some interesting exhibitions
Patrik Tůma (2 years ago)
Nicely restored place, also suitable for business parties.
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