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Scrovegni Chapel

Piazza Eremitani 8, 35121, Padua, Italy
+39 049 201 0020
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Piazza Eremitani 8, 35121, Padua, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well one of the places. Giotto, the artist who really kicked off the renaissance, made this his masterpiece. Entrance is by timed limited numbers and though you only get 15 minutes, you can come back for more, which we did for a longer evening session....More

Thank andymcrowe
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tourist guides say it is like the Sixtine chapel only in Padova and it is correct, really beautiful place. Make a reservation online (only 20 people every half an hour are allowed inside).

Thank filiphorak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The site is a mystery since had a long history behind but it is really worth visiting to admire the fully covered walls and roof by wall paintings many from Giotto. Take care the days and hours because it is not always open due to...More

Thank Vivi T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came on a Friday afternoon having booked our tickets online two days before. We brought our 2 month old in a carrier and he slept the whole time while we enjoyed the artwork. It truly is an amazing painting. It took about 40 min,...More

Thank SCTrojanDentist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The murals are superb and their protection with airlocks and temperature control is well done. But they should allow visitors who want to just see the murals and not listen to the 20-minute propaganda video quicker access. The signage along the main street from the...More

Thank Rolf A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

evryone say it is a must...a must it was...amazing how those frescoes have remained. But if you are not too much into art, then...oh well, everyone has to attend plcases like that

Thank Renata G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Scrovegni Chapel, founded to expiate the sin of usury (money lending), was entirely decorated by Giotto, one of the most important artists of the late middle ages.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small chapel near Padova's train station. Very nice paintings on the inside, but admission fees apply. To be fair, since it is Italy there are so many alternative churches to see from the inside for free and are really nice, so can...More

Thank issa81 .
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Giotto's frescoes in the Scrovengi Chapel are one of the greatest art treasures of Italy. The local authorities have taken great pains to preserve them and the result is a reservation system that allows only a brief fifteen minute visit. This is hardly enough time...More

1  Thank sptravelers5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an art history student, seeing Giotto's frescoes was a must-have item on my list for Italy. I travelled from Florence to see it, and while you only get 15 minutes to view the interior, it was well worth it. There is a good orientation...More

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wj30
29 August 2017|
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Response from Caterina180 | Reviewed this property |
That's how I've booked my tickets. For those who say it isn't worth it, it depends on what you value. If you value astonishingly beautiful art, preserved for centuries, it might be worth it to you. It certainly was and... More
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Drivingthrough
4 July 2017|
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Response from Lee C | Reviewed this property |
It is a unique work of art, very important in the history of art, and because it is the entire building as originally painted. But if you're only thinking of going because everyone says you must, you can see other terrific... More
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Trave2Learn
29 May 2017|
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Response from PeterNoble | Reviewed this property |
Hello there! I think people have already answered your questions. The only advice I would give you is book two sessions! We booked consecutive days and we want to go back again. But we live in Europe so it's a bit easier... More
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