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Centro Storico

Centro Storico, 35100, Padua, Italy
+39 049 656629
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Take a few days to see historical center

Take a few days to see all historical places in the center of the city. There is a lot to see and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vienna, Austria
A nice compact city

Padua is a nice walkable compact city. There is a tram that cost 1,50 euro from the train station... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Joyce P
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Centro Storico, 35100, Padua, Italy
Centro Storico, 35100, Padua, Italy
+39 049 656629
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a few days to see all historical places in the center of the city. There is a lot to see and visit

Thank Geralt-von-Rivia
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Padua is a nice walkable compact city. There is a tram that cost 1,50 euro from the train station and you only walk a block after getting off the tram to the historical city center. Visiting Padua is doable in 1 day.. I however would...More

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Palazzo della Regione is in the heart of Padua, with a square either side - Piazza dlle Erbe and Piazza della frutta. Plenty of cafes around. Churches, palazzi, everything.. It fully occupied us for two and a half days.

Thank David315954
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Visiting Padua is not a fast see and go day. This north eastern city has so many attractions that at least one full day or more are required just to visit downtown. See Scrovegni Chapel (Cappella degli Scrovegni), with its priceless frescoes by Giotto. The...More

6  Thank mauro99
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Is there a city which historical center is not interesting? If there is one than Padua definitely is not one of those cities. Excellent for taking a walk around it, with several main squares and lots of fancy shops which are not intrusive as in...More

Thank Vihren M
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Padua was one of the most prosperous Roman cities during 1C BC. The University of Padua founded in early XII century, second oldest in Italy after Bologna. In Padua you can see art works of Giotto, Donatello, Mantegna, etc.

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 September 2017

City of Petrarca, Gallileo, Dante and Giotto and their period architecture can't dissapoint. A lot of students around, a lot of fresh food and fruit stalls and markets. The only thing which need improvement it is better cleaning of streets as waste was everywhere, maybe...More

1  Thank Helena S
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Charming historical centre. Authentically Italian without the masses of tourists found in Venice and Verona. Plenty of bars to sit outside in the warm evening weather surrounded by glorious Venetian architecture and locals enjoying themselves

1  Thank Rob C
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Padua has a lot to offer in the old centre , churches, wonderful architecture and squares. Even although we visited in mid-August it was relatively quiet and not crowed with tourists which made a nice break from the more popular tourist towns.

1  Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had an overnight stop in Padua and was hugely impressed. Stunning architecture around every corner, good shopping and lost of restaurants to choose from. Was there early August and couldn't believe the lack of fellow tourists, took loads of photos and looking back at...More

1  Thank Andrew C
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