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!