Città Murate

Building of fifteenth-century, housed in Venetian times Mount of piety. In '600 was added the Loggia, with Doric columns and an articulated balustrade stairway. Today is the venue of the Tourist...
During the second half of the sixteenth century the Mocenigo family, became the owner of the Castle of Este, promotes the co nstruction of the residence within the fortified enclosure: the home,...
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On the hill overlooking Este, the villa was erected by the contarini family, perhaps designed by the great architect Vincenzo Scamozzi. The nickname 2Prince” is linked to a historical event: the...
Il complesso, cintato da un muro, è costituito da più corpi: la villa cinquecentesca, quella ottocentesca, gli annessi rustici, la cappella, i giardini interni, il brolo, il parco, la ghiacciaia. La...
The Civic Museum of Montagnana was established in 1980, following the extraordinary discovery of the Roman necropolis of the gens Vassidia 1974. It includes archaeological objects and artworks of...
The villa, inserted in the urban context, was built around 1566 in the Palladian style. It has a rectangular plan with tripartite façade, punctuated by pilasters with Corinthian capitals in...
The existence of a house of Dolfin in this area has been documented since 1581, but it had to be a very simple building. The current appearance dates from the late seventeenth century. From the...
The Way of the Seven Churches of Monselice is a very special and charming votive path, punctuated by six chapels and a church, named as the corresponding Roman basilicas, which Pope Paul V in 1605...

On Palladio's trail: from Montagnana to Monselice

Palladio, the great genius born in Padua, he didn't left work in his city, though, to him was given the tomb of Luigi Visconti to the Basilica of St. Anthony and it has been documented its technical advice for the construction of the Mocenigo Querini-Nievo Palace (now home of the Meneghetti student), while in the Padua area he has designed , around 1560, the Villa Cornero in Piombino Dese and Villa Pisani in Montagnana, both with gabled porches with overlapping columns and no outbuildings.

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