On a visit to Vicenza you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Vicenza. These places are what Vicenza is all about. These must see places in Vicenza will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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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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Viale 10 giugno, Vicenza, Italy
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Also known as Church of St. Mary on Mt. Berico, the Roman Catholic Minor Basilica is a Marian Shrine. According to legends, Virgin Mary appeared on the hill twice to a peasant named Vincenza. At this time the people were suffering from plague and poverty. Virgin Mary said that they will be rid of their problems if a church was dedicated to her on t...
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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...
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Viale Ferdinando Rodolfi, 36100 Vicenza VI, Italy
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is a green park located in the heart of the city and thus often referred to as the “green lungs of the city”. It is surrounded by a large grove of plants. The garden gets its named from the Palace Capra Querini of which this was the garden. This was opened publicly in 2010 and is an example of the flood damage in Vicenza.
The park ...
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 2, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
08:30 am - 06:30 pm
This is a medieval church with the Valmarana Chapel that was also built by the famous Andrea Palladio. The part that makes this church even more special is that Palladio himself is buried in here. Apart from the many beautiful frescoes, the altar that shows the Baptism of Christ is the most attractive.
The Valmarana Chapel is gold coated and absolu...
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Contra Porti, 11, 36100 Vicenza VI, Italy
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This was originally a study centre that later turned into a mind- blowing museum. This is where you come across almost all creations of the great man Andrea Palladio. Starting from the models of buildings designed by him, his original sketches and also other books and journals related to him. The museum is very well equipped with all modern technologies and can be visited again and again.