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Basilica Palladiana

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Address: Piazza Dei Signori, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
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+39 0444 222811

The Palladian Basilica is the landmark building in Vicenza. Designed by the...

The Palladian Basilica is the landmark building in Vicenza. Designed by the famous architect Andrea Palladio and completed in 1614, was included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage property in 1994.

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We weren't sure what to expect when we decided to enter the Basilica (despite the tariff.) But it was well worth it to us. We were there at a time when the cafe was not open but... read more

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Hudson, Ohio

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Hudson, Ohio
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We weren't sure what to expect when we decided to enter the Basilica (despite the tariff.) But it was well worth it to us. We were there at a time when the cafe was not open but we were able to walk around the cafe area where we had a great overall view of the piazza. I would definitely have... More 

Thank Barbara L
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Basilica Palladiana is the highlight of the Itinerario Palladiano which is well marked and has good signage in two languages at some buildings. You can get a map of it at the tourist office near the Olympic Theater which they sell for 1 euro or print it off the internet.

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

How this place is not more famous in Italy is beyond me. The tall tower and the lovely white palace front two squares in the center of the old city. It is virtually devoid of tourists.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I don't know much about art , but I've been around the block a time or two and I know what I like. This building is breathtaking in my eyes, embodying the positivity of the Renaissance without over adornment. I thought that this would be the height of the Vicenza walking tour until....

1 Thank June D
Vicenza, Italy
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Was here a few times a month this summer in the day and evening. During the day great views and beverage selection teens and above will enjoy. In the evenings romantic and relaxing nice pre-date night spot for drinks and conversation. Open from summer till November and can get a season pass for 5€ vs 1 time pass for 4€

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Vicenza, Italy
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The centerpiece of Vicenza, designed by Andrea Palladio in the 1500's. It is located in the city center and is close to numerous restaurants, shops, and bars. It is next to the main piazza in Vicenza where there are frequently festivals and open air markets. A place that is a must see for any visit to Vicenza.

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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The center of our downtown it's absolutely wonderful to see with the holiday lights. I love walking around in this area, lots of cafes and restaurants to stop at!

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

So Nice Place : A wonderful experience magnificent breathtaking an extraordinary visual experience..

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Schio, Italy
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Museum and art place, historic Palladio building, the place you must see in vicenza. There's the guided visit, cheap. On the top terase know's to be the bar and magnificent view onto the city and surroundings. Worth to come on top.

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Bern, Switzerland
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

You have to pay an entrance fee to get access to the rooftop bar of the Basilica, but then you can visit the enterior of the building which has huge wooden roof that looks like a reversed boat (nice!).

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