Padua

Padua

Padua is one of the most charming and dynamic towns in Italy. The historical centre boasts a wealth of medieval, renaissance and modern architecture; here a fascinating mix of historic and new, of centuries-old traditions and metropolitan rhythms creates a unique atmosphere. The medieval palaces, churches and cobbled streets emanate a sense of history and culture, the shops, markets and locals, a sparkling vitality and vibrant modern life. Welcome to Padua, a town of vast cultural and artistic heritage!

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Santa Giustina
The early and wide diffusion of Christianity in the Paduan territory is testified by the outstanding religious heritage, which graces Padua and its province. A strong faith combined with a great...
Probably better known as the city of St. Anthony or as the economic capital of Veneto, Padua is one of the most important Art Cities in Italy. The classic itinerary includes the visit to the most...
If Giotto marked the Padua's art of the fourteenth century, another Tuscan, Donatello, would shape the art of the next century. The fifteenth century opens, to Padua, with the fall of the Carraresi...
The presence of Jewish people dates back to the 11th century. The first record of a Jewish presence in Padua dates back to the beginning of the 11th century. However it was only with a substantial...
In 1318 Giacomo Da Carrara started the political rise of the family becoming Defender and General Captain and thus paving the way for the Carrarese Lordship, that will endure, except for some brief...
The shipping journey starts in the city center, at the lock at Porte Contarin (inspired to Leonardo da Vinci's model). The tour boats glide past 16th century Venetian walls passing by the Bastione...

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