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Prato della Valle

#3 of 378 things to do in Padua Features Animals
Padua, Italy
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  • Average6%
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“huge square” (12 reviews)
“small canal” (7 reviews)
“green space” (7 reviews)
Padua, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely big space with statues and a park. Very impressive but avoid on a Saturday when there's a big market. Very beautiful, but not a huge amount to do otherwise

Thank StuartJGraham
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very quiet and relaxing place. We were only on the tour and we stayed relatively briefly, perhaps for some half an hour, but it was so beautiful. A perfect vacation spot, mini picnic and socializing with your family or partner.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Italian restaurants typically open for dinner only at 7:00 pm or 7:30. We had visited the Basilica for several hours, were tired, hot, and hungry. This lovely park was near the restaurant Rick Steves inaccurately claimed opened at 7:00. It was 6:30 and we decided...More

Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As others have written, Prato Della Valle is a great place to visit. Beautiful large trees and lawn areas make for a perfect place to picnic, rest and relax. We walked here but saw trams regularly come by.

Thank Grandview301
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This square is enormous, it is surrounded by a canal and is full of beautiful sculptures , a great place to take a relaxing stroll, our guide said that it is best to visit in the night time, great place for taking photosnice

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the biggest square in Italy. It is a very pleasant and peaceful place for a walk. It is surrounded by a small water canal with various statues of important philosophers around its perimeter.

Thank Rodrigo F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really big square surrounded by a small canal. You can spend time here to relax. Very beautiful place to visit.

Thank Sára B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This enormous sculpturepark is really best at nigh when it is less traffic, and nicely lit. A nice walk and picnic opportunity.

Thank AinaK2013
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It's a beautiful park full of statues. You can see an artificial water source surrounding the park and big fishes moving inside. Lot of benches are available and beautiful trees. All around lot of shops are availbale with clothes selled for 5/10 Euros per item....More

Thank Rabih S
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A must see after Venice. A beautiful city with this lovely park and its 78 statues including various Popes and Galileo. When you have enjoyed this do go to the Basilica of Saint Antonio and the university as well as the market area - you...More

Thank Jane N
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4 September 2015|
Response from Alessandro B | Reviewed this property |
Dear Copycats every Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 7.00 pm prato della valle square is animated by market. also every 3rd sunday of every month you can be attracted by a "portobello market" where a lot of antiquities and old... More
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