Padua Tourism

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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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 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.94 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30.56 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 43.06 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 30.56 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 47.06 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40.28 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.72 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.28 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.78 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 48.61 (Moderate)
  • Living in Padua - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Padua is 140.48 (High)

    • Safety Index 59.99 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.53 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23.25 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 78.66 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.78 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.43 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 62.63 (Low)
    • 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 0.24 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.39 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 103.72 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 102.15 USD

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

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