The Basilica of St. Anthony
Nel sito dedicato alla Basilica di Sant’Antonio potrete scoprire vita, miracoli e personalità di Sant'Antonio. A disposizione dei consultatori gli orari della Basilica per ciò che riguarda l'apertura al pubblico, le Sante Messe, la Confessione e molto altro...
It is a beautiful basilica in honor of St. Anthony. It is breathtaking and will be a truly memorable experience. At the entrance there is a guide indicating explanations of the main points. A shop sells souvenirs and, next, there is a multimedia room with the life story of St. Anthony.
A pilgrimage site and the burial place of St Anthony of Padua (1193–1231), this huge church was begun in 1232, its polyglot style incorporating rising eastern domes atop a Gothic brick structure crammed with Renaissance treasures. Behind the high altar, nine radiating chapels punctuate a broad…
If you already know Venice I strongly suggest to catch a train from Mestre rail station toward Padova (local trains called 'Regionali' are cheap) and in about 30 minutes you reach Padua
It is the second most visited church in Italy and Saint Anthony of Padova was a very famous priest and saint. It is a beautiful church
“The Scrovegni Chapel, a masterpiece in the history of painting in Italy and Europe in the 14th century that is considered to be the most complete series of frescoes executed by Giotto, who completed the frescoes in the Chapel at the beginning of 1305.”
“Taste the Caffé Pedrocchi: € 5 each but it's a unique Coffee with mint. A must taste in Padova”
“The most famous museum in Padova, where you can visit the Scrovegni Chapel, a masterpiece in the history of painting in Italy and Europe in the 14th century that is considered to be the most complete series of frescoes executed by Giotto, who completed the frescoes in the Chapel at the beginning of 1305.”
“The Palazzo della Ragione was the ancient seat of the city courts of Padua. It was erected starting from 1218 and raised in 1306 by Giovanni degli Eremitani who gave it the characteristic cover in the shape of an upturned ship hull. The upper floor is occupied by the largest hanging room in the world, called "Salone" (measuring 81 meters by 27 and has a height of 27 meters) with a wooden ship's hull ceiling. It is part of the Palazzo Comunale of Padua.”