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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an absolutely stunning white marble building in Vicenza's main square, Piazza dei Signori. It's opposite the Loggia del Capitaniato, both buildings designed by Palladio in the 16th century.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FTMDave
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Basilica Palladiana is one of the world's most beautiful buildings, period. Renaissance genius architect Andrea Palladio designed in 1549 the arched white marble structure that were to envelope the pre-existing Palazzo della Ragione from the 1400s. Situated in Piazza dei Signori, right in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

This basilica is absolutely amazing. Is the heart of the city. Each detail is unique and the place becomes much more stunning at the Christmas because of the lights and the city decoration. Try to go to the top to have a drink at the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Many people don’t realize what a jewel Vicenza is, and among the shining stones of this jewel is the Basilica Palladiana. A masterpiece of architecture in every single element, a beautiful museum, and don’t miss the terrace bar for daytime refreshments or an aperitif at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sfaccin
Reviewed November 29, 2018

It is called Basilica but it is not a church, it is a masterpiece by A. Palladio who has built this beauty around existing building. The piazza of the Basilica is also extraordinary . At night the basilica hosts a couple of music bars that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Visited over three years ago but would love to return and enjoy the peace and quiet. Lifestyle there is calm and no 24 hr shopping stores :) beautiful city and the best winery

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This is another outstanding ancient architecture. A walk around it is relaxing on a summer evening. The restaurants around it with their coffee, beer, wine or the gelaterie full of fresh ice cream. It’s an amazing walk experience to stroll through Vicenza central with family...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Geoff M
Reviewed October 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TerryfromToledo
Reviewed October 5, 2018

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.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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