Visit Padua - Best of Padua

Padua is the city which is located in the northern Italy. This city is considered as one of the communication and economic hubs of the area. A capital of Padua, the city is also a home to the renowned University of Padua. This university is an 800-year old educational institution that had world famous scientist Galileo Galilee among its faculty.

Padua has a history dating back to the 10th century and is one of the oldest cities in Italy and the oldest city in northern Italy. Standing strongly amidst the rise and fall of various empires, Padua has retained its charm, culture and pleasant aesthetic appearance.

At least a dozen of religious monuments, variety of museums and bustling squares make Padua a popular tourist attraction of Europe. The notable villas in the neighbourhood adorn the panorama of Padua and taking long walks around the city is a beautiful experience.

A great way to explore the city is to get a Padua Card which avails entry to all the major monuments and museums and gives free access to the public transport to commute between these attractions.

Visit Padua and experience the exotic location of Shakespeare’s legendary The Taming of the Shrew. This Italian city is all set to enthral you!

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The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Padua

  • Villa Valmarana ai Nani in Vicenza Entrance Ticket
    Villa Valmarana ai Nani in Vicenza Entrance Ticket

    Duration: 1 Hrs

    Villa Valmarana ai Nani, just outside the town of Vicenza, is an extraordinary monumental complex thatincludes the Palazzina ...

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  • Save 7% Full-Day Padua to Venice Burchiello Brenta Riviera Boat Cruise
    Full-Day Padua to Venice Burchiello Brenta Riviera Boat Cruise6 Reviews

    Duration: 9 Hrs

    Enjoy a 9-hour romantic cruise onboard Burchiello among the Venetian Villas of the Brenta Riviera, a trip through art and his...

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  • Save 8% Padua City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
    Padua City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off TourNew on TripHobo

    Duration: Flexible

    This open-top bus tour of Padua makes convenient stops at the citys main attractions and landmarks. Hop off at designated sto...

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  • Save 8% Padua and Giotto
    Padua and GiottoNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Guided tour of the city centre of Padua with admission to the Scrovegni Chapel, frescoed by Giotto. A professional guide will...

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Facts and Stats for Padua*

  • Pollution Statistics in Padua

    Know the pollution level of Padua before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 59.62 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 32.14 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 56.82 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Padua: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Padua for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Padua.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.53 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.58 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.95 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 43.42 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 28.95 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 39.47 (Low)
    • Drug offense 56.58 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.53 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.32 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.95 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 48.68 (Moderate)
  • Living in Padua - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Padua is 155.79 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 60.54 (High)
    • Climate Index 92.84 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 21.6 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.52 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 74.23 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.09 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 76.29 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Padua

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Padua

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 100.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 83.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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