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Scrovegni Chapel

Piazza Eremitani 8, 35121, Padua, Italy
+39 049 201 0020
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Semi-Private Giotto and Galileo Day Trip from Venice
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Padova, Asolo and the Venetian Villas Day-Trip from Venice
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Piazza Eremitani 8, 35121, Padua, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Firstly, make sure that you book in advance, you do not want to be disappointed by arriving without a ticket. From the outside, this chapel looks nothing like what awaits you once you are inside, the paintings of Giotta dating back to the 14th century...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is really impressive that such a small chapel may shelter such wonderful artwork. Giotto's paintings are marvelous. It is difficult to describe its grandeur. This is a mandatory place to visit in Padova. However, it is necessary to book in advance, online or through...More

Thank Rodrigo F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Giotto mosaics covering the entire interior of the Scrovegni Chapel are a true wonder. You must purchase a timed entry ticket which includes a mandatory 15 minute wait in an atmospherically controlled room (with a filmed introduction while you wait, followed by 15 minutes...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband arranged in advance for us to visit this site while we were vacationing in Italy. I am so thankful that he did. The chapel itself is timed entry, and, while it seems that you might not have much time to take it in,...More

Thank EThorntonAlbanyNYUSA
Reviewed 1 week ago

fabulous Giotto art like Sistine chapel but 200 years earlier. The tour guide pointed out to me personally the story painted onto the walls and ceiling by turning my shoulders to the right panel. Great art

Thank Ang G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those place that you have got to see if you're an art history or world heritage nerd. Fully painted, walls to ceiling by Giotto in the early 14th century, the fresco on the back wall contains, I believe one of the...More

Thank boulsc
Reviewed 1 week ago

No two ways about it, Padua’s Scrovegni Chapel is a must-see for anyone travelling in or near the Verona-Venice area of Northern Italy. A wonderful chapel, decorated with absolutely luminous Giotto frescoes. And the video that you are shown as a precursor to admission to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beauty of this chapel is hard to describe. It is a must see for art lovers. It's important to buy tickets ahead of the trip since the access is limited. It is somewhat hard to find and somewhat complicated process but once you are...More

Thank margaritapinkos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful medieval frescoes, mostly still very well preserved. However, the environment has to be kept strictly controlled, so only a small group is allowed in at a time, and it's necessary to book your visit (for a specified dates and time of day) in advance.

Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This visit was the highlight of our trip to Padua. The Giotto frescoes are quite stunning and athough limited to a 15 minute visit, this does not detract. As you sit in the waiitn area where the temperature is adjusted, there is ample time to...More

Thank Irene G
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Drivingthrough
4 July 2017|
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Response from Lee C | Reviewed this property |
It is a unique work of art, very important in the history of art, and because it is the entire building as originally painted. But if you're only thinking of going because everyone says you must, you can see other terrific... More
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Trave2Learn
29 May 2017|
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Response from PeterNoble | Reviewed this property |
Hello there! I think people have already answered your questions. The only advice I would give you is book two sessions! We booked consecutive days and we want to go back again. But we live in Europe so it's a bit easier... More
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RAYMOND B
29 April 2017|
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Response from gabri172 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for answering so late. I couldn't help you, since I just went over there and had the luck to get a ticket straight away. Good luck to you and hope you'll enjoy the visit.
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