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Basilica Palladiana

Closes in 17 min: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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The Palladian Basilica is a public building facing onto the Piazza dei Signori. Its name is linked to Andrea Palladio, who redesigned it, adding the famous loggias with serliana openings in white marble to the existing Gothic building. The building...more
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Piazza Dei Signori, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful building representing one of Pladdios best designs. The building itself is impressive especially when viewed from the top of Monte Berico above Vicenza which I did this morning. The square around the building has some of Vicenza's best people watching. Good place for a...More

Thank TerryfromToledo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building, with its gorgeous loggias, sits in the heart of Vicenza. At one of its ends, the statue of Palladio, who designed the building, can be found.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At no point did I see any signs saying I couldn’t look over the edge, but I certainly got a telling off very loudly, in front of everyone. Very embarrassing. Never saw the signs on the way back down either! There’s a smoking area at...More

Thank Zoe G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly - this is an amazing building and one of the most beautiful that I have come across. But, as with everything in Vicenza - Palladio's brilliant architecture is really poorly managed and as a tourist, the city tourism office makes it difficult to embrace...More

Thank j0seph0d0n0ghue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

4€ to go inside and right up to roof top level. Beautiful architecture. Lovely views over the rooftops and piazza. There is a cafe and bar at the top which I expect is wonderful at night. I visited at 11:30am and it was 12 when...More

Thank JandKSurrey
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

I walk pass this Basilica all the time and it never fails to take my breath away. It is so iconic to Vicenza - it is always the first things that pops into my mind. There are many ways to enjoy the view, whether it’s...More

Thank Josie M
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The climb is definitely worth it to walk around the top of the Palladio and see the many sides of Vicenza - just gorgeous. The building had a fascinating architecture exhibition when we visited, so clearly embraces innovative and interesting presentations. There is a roof...More

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We decided not to visit the architecture exhibition but did go to the walkway and up to the roof. Please walk the whole way around both if you can. The views are great. Don’t expect a coffee but you can sit in the trendy plastic...More

Thank zazu2012
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The "basilica" (not a church, in this case) also has a nice terrace with a great view over the old centre of Vicenza. The internal "salone superiore" can be devoted to some special exhibit with a separate ticket, but the staff may let you peek...More

Thank marcellos375
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful building that houses various gold jewellery shops and a market is held in the square surrounding. Worth going for a walk and a look

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