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The Civic Museum of Padua and Palazzo Zuckerman

Federica Favaro
The heart of the collection in the Civic Museum of Padua (Museo Civico) is made up of artistic and artisan artefacts that were recovered when the monastery or San Giovanni da Vedara was closed…
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The Cathedral of Padua

Federica Favaro
The Cathedral of Padua was built over the remains of several older churches. The oldest, which dates to the early Christian period, was on the site of the modern churchyard. The cathedral was consecrated…
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The Scrovegni Chapel

Federica Favaro
In the gardens of the Roman arena, or rather what remains of the arena, built around 60-70 AD, and only a little smaller than Verona’s, you will find the Scrovegni Chapel with its 14th…
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The most important squares of Padua and Palazzo della Ragione

Federica Favaro
The heart of Padua lies in its squares. There are three, situated one next to the other with Palazzo della Ragione situated in the middle. Let’s start with Piazza delle Erbe (erbe:vegetables, herbs) which…
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Prato della Valle

Federica Favaro
Prato della Valle is one of the largest squares in Europe and is certainly the largest in Padua. It was designed in the second half of the 18th century and constructed on the ruins…
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The Jewish Ghetto

Federica Favaro
We have no documents that state with any certainty when the Jewish community first established itself in Padua, however we know that in the 13th century numerous families came to live here, attracted by…
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Palazzo Zabarella

Federica Favaro
Not far from Palazzo Bo, crossing the Riviera Ponti Romani ( literally “river bank of the Roman bridges”) which takes its name from the ancient canal, the “Naviglio interno” that used to run through…
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Palazzo del Bo and Caffè Pedrocchi

Federica Favaro
Between Caffè Pedrocchi and the Town Hall, just a few steps away from Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza della Frutta you will find Palazzo Bo, the historic seat of the University of Padua. It…
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