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Basilica Palladiana

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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
+39 0444 222850
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Being on top of the basilica is a spectacular view of Piazza Dei Signori and the surrounding area. If you are lucky enough to go now, they have a very elegant bar at the top of it, serving wine, cocktails and small snacks. A must...More

4  Thank John S
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

Of course, the architecture was magnificent. We paid 3E to gain entrance and walk around the balcony which wraps all the way around. A bar is on the rooftop but we got there 5 minutes before it closed. It would have been very helpful if...More

4  Thank Kathy0619
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Reviewed 8 March 2013

Like the Teatro Olimpico, the Basilica isn't as grand and opulent as many sites in Italy, but it has a ... (hard to explain) ... comfortable beauty. Like all of Vicenza - it's right sized and accessible. It's amazing historic art that you instantly feel...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2013

:) so beautifull nice to see, visit not just this bu alsoanother things build by F.Palladio.Vicenza is nice city for an sunny afternoon visiting

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Reviewed 24 January 2013

The renovated building and the exhibition in, very impressive WE recommmend to go in Vicenza Teatrio Olimpico and basilica palladiana are enough reasons to go

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Reviewed 5 November 2012

The facility has been completely redone and is just a fantastic venue for art exhibitions. We accidentally stumbled upon the current exhibition on its opening day. No problem getting a ticket and one of the finest exhibitions we have seen in Italy. It compares favorably...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2012

We were fortunate to be in Vicenza for the very special Rafael to Picasso art show at the Basillica. For an extra fee, well worth it, you can see a very special collection of pictures, many on loan from art museums around the world. The...More

1  Thank hereford
Reviewed 6 August 2012

A must see for everyone young or old. Doesn't need any more words. Go for a stroll in the evening for the lighting.

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Reviewed 19 July 2012

Beautiful example of Palladio at his best. The cobbled square and live music made it a great evening.

Thank cliff b
Reviewed 1 July 2012

Must see in Vicenza, amazing architecture. Incredible!

Thank Migliorelli
Reviewed 27 April 2012

as a huge fan of palladian architecture the basillica suprised me. it was more powerful than i thought it would be. but the symmetry and exact-ness of the building was everything i imagined.

Thank jinx101
Reviewed 2 November 2011

We look forward to the end of restoration work. At the moment it is mostly covered with scaffolding

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