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University of Padova

via 8 Febbraio, 2, 35122, Padua, Italy
+39 049 827 5111
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via 8 Febbraio, 2, 35122, Padua, Italy
+39 049 827 5111
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The tour was great, it was in both italian and english and took about 40 minutes. The rooms are amazing, the history is amazing.

Thank cristiangY472SK
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were told only the anatomical theatre was a available but as we were paying student prices, we figured we'd do it anyway. I felt a bit sorry for those paying full price, as there's no discount if the other sections of the tour aren't...More

Thank Helen_RosemaryB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really impressed by the halls! The magna hall with all his history, and then the anatomical theater. The visit takes for about 40 minutes

Thank terry D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the day that we visited, only Anatomical theater was available, but this is the main attraction. The guide made a very long Italian language introduction, and let Italians in, while making a pretty short introduction in English, and then letting us in. The theater...More

Thank ysiNovi_Mi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is truly a hidden gem in history (as is most of Padua). A group of students and faculty from the University of Bologna started Padua University in 1222 seeking academic freedom in law and theology (i.e. freedom from the church). Soon Medicine, mathematics and...More

Thank Rowland45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not worth the money. I was very disappointed that you were not allowed to go up inside the anatomic theater. When I questioned why we could not go up it was explained by the guide this was because even though it had been renovated people...More

Thank carlamaxine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice and beautifull place to visit. You can take a tour to visit Palazzo Bo and Anatomical Theatre. However, I did not found the staff of the the tour very friendly. Also it is too bad that you can only view the Anatomical Theatre...More

Thank Jasper L
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I highly recommend taking the hour-long guided tour, which is the only way to gain access to the world's first Anatomical Theatre and the Great Hall where Galileo had taught, among others. Get to the ticket office early as they take only 40 people per...More

1  Thank liv2luv
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The tour was a complete disappointment - completely disorganized! People crowded into a small room haphazardly waiting for tickets to go on sale. A lady, who appears to hate her job, showed up late, yelled at everyone to only give her the exact amount as...More

1  Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I enjoyed this tour of historic University of Padova very much, though my companion found it rather boring. I suppose it is a question of interests, and mine are geared more towards science. We queued up for a long time to get a spot on...More

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