Padova Congress, an architectural jewel designed by Kengo Kuma

Sixteen different rooms with two large halls and a capacity of 3,600 people

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Designed by renowned architect Kengo Kuma, the new convention centre of Padova will become operational in April 2022.

Thanks to its strategic position in the fairgrounds of Via Tommaseo, not far from the city centre, but easily reachable and with a wide range of parking facilities, it will be able to host over 3,600 people enabling even larger events using also the adjacent spaces of the exhibition halls.

An important new addition the city needed which has been achieved thanks to the efforts of the city institutions – mainly the Chamber of Commerce and the Municipality of Padova, a decisive step to consolidate and accelerate the growth of the congress activity Padova has seen in recent years.


In traditional Japanese architecture, space is a flexible element that can be shaped as per our needs. Inspired by this philosophy, the new Convention Centre, which with its imposing and modern arcades recalls the unique architecture that characterizes Padova city centre, is in fact conceived as a container that can flexibly accommodate a wide range of functions, transforming its spaces to meet the requirements of the event hosted.

Sixteen rooms available, two main rooms:

  • Giotto hall with an area of 1,050 square metres, a height of 16 metres
    and a capacity of 1,565 people, with the possibility of dividing the spaces into three separate rooms or to use the ground floor as exhibition space
  • Mantegna hall with an area of 800 square metres, a height of 6 metres and a capacity of 988 people, with the possibility of dividing the spaces into three separate rooms and / or to allocate the foyer as a catering area or space for sponsors

In addition to the main rooms there are five rooms – each that may be divided into two spaces, and a modern press room. The centre has also got a restaurant with terrace and a bar-bistro.


For quotation and info:
Tel. +39 049 840 497

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