Padova

The Toy Museum includes several sections : - Cars: toy-cars exhibitions; - Ships and airplanes: passenger ships and warships, warplanes; - Train: from the production of the late nineteenth century to...
The private collection traces the history of the match and as a result of the fire. On display are hundreds of door-matches boxes of very age and above each city. The collection includes about 30,000...
The Civic Museum Eremitani born around the middle of the nineteenth and earl y (between 1865 and 1870) is enriched with precious legacies donated by the wealthy merchant Nicholas Bottacin . The...
With these verses Virgil canonized definitively the Antenor legend, alluding to the burial of the Trojan hero, in the city he founded, Padua. This tradition was revived in 1274 when emerged, during...
The ancient oratory of Pozzoveggiani, documented from the twelfth century , stands on an ancient temple site of the Fortune Goddess. The oratory , expanded during the Carolingian period (X-XI century...
The church was begun in 1582 and designed by Vincenzo Scamozzi and completed in 1586. The façade that follows the pattern of the triumphal arch, it is marked by composite pillars that support the...
On fourteenthcentury, rebuilt in Renaissance style by Lorenzo da Bologna , the Basilica of Carmine was finished in the eighteenth century. The façade designed by G. Gloria (1737) has a gabled portal...
The villa was commissioned in 1597 by the Venetian ambassador Nicolò Molin and built by Vincenzo Scamozzi . It has a central square plan with a portico with Ionic columns on the channel side, which...

Padua, walls and gates

The Renaissance city of the first half of the '500 is almost entirely preserved, for a circuit of about 11 km. With 20 bastions and six gates.  

 

The Renaissance city was erected after Padua, in 1509 during the War of the League of Cambrai,

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