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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 5 days ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Thank luirob
Reviewed 7 November 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 21 October 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 14 October 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
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Reviewed 6 October 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 3 October 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
Thank zoeg406
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Firstly - this is an amazing building and one of the most beautiful that I have come across. But, as with everything in Vicenza - Palladio's brilliant architecture is really poorly managed and as a tourist, the city tourism office makes it difficult to embrace...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

4€ to go inside and right up to roof top level. Beautiful architecture. Lovely views over the rooftops and piazza. There is a cafe and bar at the top which I expect is wonderful at night. I visited at 11:30am and it was 12 when...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

I walk pass this Basilica all the time and it never fails to take my breath away. It is so iconic to Vicenza - it is always the first things that pops into my mind. There are many ways to enjoy the view, whether it’s...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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