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The Royal Palace & The Genoa Museum of Natural History

"It was the Balbi family who built the Royal Palace (Palazzo Reale) between 1643 and 1655. Renovated by Carlo Fontana, it became the Royal Palace in 1825. It was the Royal Family of Savoia who used at the residence, but now it is owned by the state. It is from the simple garden that the elegant baroque architecture" -- Good old wiki...

Highlights
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- Pebble mosaics involving cats at the royal palace
- The stuffed deranged looks on the stuffed animals at the natural history museum.
- Unsure if I was delighted by stuffed animals or horrified.

The Royal Palace
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VIDEO:

Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova
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- The ancient museum has some heating issues in the past.
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The walking fish.

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Tubed assortment of animals

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they are lying to me... there is nothing here that is real.. this
is just a giant paper mache shark from 1900s

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"I think it used to be a seal.."

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here is where my brain ruptured... dead cat overload.

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a retarded looking tiger

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NOT THE SNOW LEOPARD!!

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Posted by AMarcynuk 07:46 Archived in Italy Tagged tourist_sites

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