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Piazza dei Signori
Piazza dei Signori by Leandro'S World Tour @flickr
Casa di Alvise Cornaro
Casa di Alvise Cornaro by Colros @flickr
Castle overlooking Marostica
Castle overlooking Marostica by Alaskan Dude @flickr
View of Marostica
View of Marostica by Alaskan Dude @flickr
san antonio
san antonio by Mararie @flickr
padova piazza
padova piazza by .Paolo. @flickr
Padova, Prato della Valle
Padova, Prato della Valle by Nando Scafroglia @flickr
Relazioni di reciprocita
Relazioni di reciprocita by Gualtiero @flickr
Basilica of St. Giustina in Padova
Basilica of St. Giustina in Padova by Alaskan Dude @flickr
Padua - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6

Top sigths of Italy

Santa Maria del Fiore is probably the best known landmark of Florence. This magnificent cathedral was built in the 13th – 15th centuries. The building is made in elegant gothic style and decorated with green, red and white marble. Its inner premises are no less beautiful and are decorated with paintings and sculptures. Galleria degli Uffizi is a well-known centre of European art. The gallery exhibits works of Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Rafael, Titian, Giorgione and many other internationally famous Italian artists. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Padua

Cuisine and top restaurants

The best way to vary gastronomy tour though Padua and to take tongue off traditional pizza and pasta is to pay a visit to the Shangai restaurant specializing in Chinese cuisine. Mouth wetting chicken wings under spicy sauce, traditional Pecking Roast Duck, original vegetable accompaniments and a vast selection of drinks and cocktails as well as a fine decoration of the hall are adding to the comfort and leisure of … Open

Travel guide to Padua

The city has many beautiful palaces, and the Palazzo della Ragione is among the most spectacular ones. Its construction began in the 12th century and lasted almost a hundred years. Over the centuries, the main feature of the palace had always been its beautiful ceiling frescoes, created by Giotto di Bondone. But in the 18th century, the roof collapsed, and these wonderful works of art have been lost forever. Now … Open

Advices for travellers

8. Many museums and cultural establishments offer sufficient discounts for kids and students. To get a discount one should have all the documents proving the right to benefits. 7. High quality service in restaurants and cafés should necessarily be rewarded with tips. In upscale eating houses tips may be included into a total bill otherwise one will need to add 10 – 15% to the sum of the bill to … Open

Attractions and active leisure

The largest shopping center in Padua is the Sotto il Salone one, offering the largest choice of goods from clothing of leading brands to exclusive jewelry, perfumes and kids goods. The largest market place of the city is the Mercatini dell' Antiquariato e Modernariato. This is exactly the place to hunt fresh foods and memorable souvenirs. A destination of a smaller scale but the same interesting and attractive is … Open

Cultural excursion through Padua - things to see

Thus, by the end of the 16th century the palace hosted the first and only one anatomy theater on the territory of Europe. In the beginning of the 17th century Galileo Galilei was teaching students there. The same impressive historical landmark is the Palace of Ragione (Palazzo della Ragione). Its length is about 80m and the height of the building is 24m. The palace of ultimate beauty serves as a kind of a border … Open

Padua sightseeing

Cappella degli Scrovegni is one of the main cultural sights of this town. The chapel is decorated with frescoes by Giotto. Since the building is very old and requires careful approach, the excursion to the chapel lasts 15 minutes only. The number of visitors that can enter the premises at the same time is also severely restricted. Such measures are necessary in order to maintain the climate within the building. Any … Open

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