Buonconsiglio Castle

An immersion in history, an absolute must for anyone visiting Trento

  • Discover the magnificent frescoes of the Cycle of the Months
  • Look out from the Venetian Loggia and discover Trento from above
  • The frescoes in the Torre Aquila and the Loggia del Romanino

Frescoed halls, arcades overlooking the city, imposing towers... you are standing in front of the most important castle in Trentino. Until 1803, it was the residence of the prince bishops, the lords of Trento, while during the First World War, it gained tragic notoriety following the execution of the Italian patriot and irredentist Cesare Battisti in its courtyard. Today, its halls play host to numerous collections of art and archaeology in addition to important temporary exhibits, while the garden offers a chance to take a relaxing break and make use of the Wi-Fi. There is a packed schedule of educational activities, workshops and events offered for schools.

PS: Don’t forget to visit the Torre Aquila, or Eagle Tower, whose walls are frescoed with the famous International Gothic masterpiece Ciclo dei Mesi (Cycle of the Months).

 

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Contact & Directions

Castello del Buonconsiglio
Via Bernardo Clesio, 5
38122 Trento , Italy

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