Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, Trento

The 15th-century frescoes at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali are considered one of the finest examples of International Gothic art in Europe. Learn about Trento and its surrounding territory at this a museum set in a castle. The frescoes in the Torre Aquila represent the cycle of the months. Others depict the landscape, economic activities, fashion, and habits of medieval Trentino. Originally a 13th-century, fortified building, this was used as the seat of the prince-bishops until 1803. Pick up an audio guide as you explore historic and artistic objects from prehistory to the first half of the 19th century. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Trento holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • My son & I really enjoyed visiting this castle as there are lots of neat sections to visit in the old part. The "newer" parts are interesting as well, & their collection of artifacts & exhibits is...  more »
  • Definitely worth visiting. The frescoes were interesting and the displays of paintings and sculptures were beautiful. Helpful staff explained where to go and what to see first. Lots of steps but even....  more »
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