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Palazzo della Ragione

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth seeing this huge space. The addition of Foucault's pendulum is kind of appropriate in the context of the astrological theme of the decoration.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sauna_Boss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is one of the highlights of Padova. Inside it is a big hall. When I was there, there was an interesting temporary exhibition with pictures of Chinese history and a wooden model of the Forbidden City. Inside there are also famous paintings, a big...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

I just loved visiting this place which is truly impressive! The ceiling, the frescoes and the horse are incredible works of art not to be missed.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ColleenCo
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We didn't have the time to go inside, but even just from the outside, this building is impressive. There was a market that day on the plaza, which was fun to look at and good to shop a few regional foods.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 391tcf
Reviewed 9 November 2018

What a complete waste of money that was! Yes, from the outside it looks very fine indeed, as it is. However, the hall is average in the extreme. Apparently, it was once the biggest hall in Italy.......... and??? You have a 500 year old wooden...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank allthingsitaly
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Very impressive, monumental building that shows how people used to see the world and the influens of planets on it. You can also see The Foucault Pendulum. Free with the Padova card.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ddalbok
Reviewed 22 October 2018

An impressive building - 800 years old. It is outdoor food markets on the piazzas on every side (they close early). The markets are called Piazza della Frutta og Piazza del Erbe. Inside the building you will find small specialized (food) shops on the ground...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ProfessorTravell
Reviewed 12 October 2018

This hall was once the largest indoor space in Europe. It's decorated with an astonishing array of 333 pictures, and refreshingly, most of them aren't religious (after weeks of Madonnas, I was hungry for something else). The day I went, most of the hall was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The imposing Palazzo della Ragione towers over the markets that surround it. On its ground floor one finds an indoor market of butchers, fishmongers, cheese makers, and bakers. On the floor above is a cavernous hall, which is populated by a large wooden horse statue...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit in Padova, located in thé City center,the are many restaurants and shops!but becareful with ZTL

Date of experience: September 2018
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