Vicenza is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Vicenza one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Vicenza is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Vicenza or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Vicenza. Explore the historical monuments of Vicenza with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Vicenza guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Vicenza page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Vicenza landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Vicenza.
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Via della Rotonda, 45, 36100 Vicenza VI, Italy
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This is a beautiful Renaissance villa in the outskirts of the town built by Andrea Palladio. The name “Capra” is after the Capra brothers who later completed the mansion in the 16th century after the death of Palladio. This villa belonged to a priest and was known as La Rotonda. It was an inspiration for many later constructions. The ma...
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Piazza Matteotti, 11, Vicenza VI, Italy
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is a renaissance style theatre that dates back to the 16th century. The highlight of this theatre is the stage design. It depicts a scene of a long street that is visible from the horizon. It is the oldest surviving stage till date. The theatre has been a part of the UNESCO World Heritage since 1994. The interiors also have nice decorations of...
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Piazza Dei Signori, 36100 Vicenza VI, Italy
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
This is a Renaissance building that is situated in the Central Piazza. The highlight of it is the loggia which is one of the finest examples of Palladiana windows. The building was originally built in the 15th century in the Gothic style. The present structure was built later. As you go inside it is simply beautiful with layered ceilings and long c...
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Stradella dei Nani, 8, 36100 Vicenza VI, Italy
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This is a Venetian villa located near Vicenza on Mt. Berico. It is renowned for the beautiful frescoes inside. These were creations of Giambattista Tiepelo and his son Giandominico. The name is due to the statues of dwarfs that were scattered all around the garden and at present stuck to the walls.
The interiors are extremely beautiful and well mai...
This is a Renaissance palace built by the man behind the palatial mansions- Andrea Palladio. It was a request from Count Chiericati to Palladio that he build the monument and thus was named after him. It was completed during the time of Chiericati’s son, also an heir of the Valeros.
The facade of the palazzo is marked by 3 bays. The central i...
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Contra Santa Corona, 25, 36100 Vicenza VI, Italy
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
It is a Baroque style Palace that dates back to the 17th century. It now houses exhibition rooms, meeting places and art collections. The interiors are fabulous with stucco work and lovely paintings. It is smaller than other museums but the collections are very good. The best are the Greek and Roman antiques.
The floors are done in Neo- Classical s...
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Piazzale De Gasperi, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
07:30 am - 08:00 pm
This is also known as the Gardens Valmarana Salvi. The land was bought by the Valmarana family in the 16th century and this garden was at the side of the large mansion that was built for them. The park was later publicly opened in 18th century. In the 19th century, the park was transformed into an English Garden. There are 2 beautiful lodges inside...
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Giardini Salvi |(ingressi porta Castello e piazzetta del Mutilato),Vicenza, Italy
This is a typical Venetian structure with two floors and beautiful arched corridors supported by columns. The structure is a signature Palladian monument and is built under water from where the two floors emerge up. It is seen that the walls change hues at different parts of the day with the movement of the sun. The building is extra ordinary and i...
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Piazza San Lorenzo, 6, 36100 Vicenza VI, Italy
07:30 am - 07:00 pm
This is a Catholic Church that was built in the 13th century in the Baroque Style. The facade is beautiful with the brown and white combination and floral patterns. As you go inside you will see the ceilings in a slight conical pattern with stucco and layered designs. The corridor walls are beautifully curved with ancient patterns that look rich an...
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Piazza dei Signori, Vicenza VI, Italy
This is a palazzo designed by Andrea Palladio in the 16th century. It is located in the Central Piazza di Signori. It is one more fine examples of Gothic style architecture. The exterior walls are intricately carved with different patterns and the color combination looks incredibly pretty.
As you go inside the column marked entrance, you get to see...
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Piazza Duomo 2, Vicenza, Italy
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This museum is unique as it is dedicated to the most important historical, artistic and cultural works of the Church of Vicenza. The museum is inside the Bishop’s Palace. The highlights of this museum are the collection of sarcophagi, Manuscript tradition, paintings from 15th to 18th century, goldsmith objects and Ethnographic collections.