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Discover 25 places to see in Vicenza

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Basilica Palladiana

His name is inextricably linked to the architettorinascimentale Andrea Palladio, who redesigned the Palace of Ragioneaggiungendo to the famous Gothic building existing lodges serlianas white inmarmo.

Once the site of public courts of Vicenza, the Palladian Basilica, with three independent exhibition spaces, is the scene of exhibitions of architecture and art.

Since 1994 is, along with the other Palladian architectures in Vicenza, in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

By 2014 is also classified as a national monument.


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Duomo

The Cathedral of Santa Maria Annunciata is the principal Catholic place of worship in the city of Vicenza. Early Christian origin, was rebuilt several times; the dome was designed by Andrea Palladio, as well as probably the North lateral portal and Chapel Almerico.
It houses the Diocesan Museum.


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Piazza dei Signori

Piazza dei Signori is the main square of the historical centre of Vicenza. Originally the Roman Forum and the market place, the square is traditionally a hub of business and leisure in the city.

The square is rectangular in shape and larger on one side stands the Basilica Palladiana and the Torre Bissara, while on the other side stand the Loggia del Capitanio (or Palazzo del Capitaniato, also the work of Palladio), the Palazzo del Monte di Pietà with St. Vincent's Church and there are numerous outlet paths.

Torre Bissara

Feature of the tower is, in addition to the normal sound of the hours


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TEATRO OLIMPICO

The last work and well-known masterpiece by Andrea Palladio was inspired by ancient Greek and Roman theatres. Commissioned by the Accademia Olimpica in 1579, it remained unfinished at the death of the Architect in 1580, was completed by Vincenzo Scamozzi with the famous perspective scenes representing the streets of Thebes and inaugurated in 1585 with the Aedipus by Sophocles.


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Corso Palladio

Corso Andrea Palladio is the main street of Vicenza, entitled after the second world war to the famous architect Andrea Palladio. About 700 m, crosses the historic core of the city from West to East, from piazza Castello in piazza Giacomo Matteotti.
On it they overlook many historic buildings. Now is a pedestrian road considered the shopping street.


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GALLERIES OF PALAZZO LEONI MONTANARI

The project involved the historical site of Palazzo Leoni Montanari in Vicenza, transformed by the spring of 1999, on the initiative and project of Banca Intesa San Paolo, in the homonymous Galleries to allow for the first time in a stable and continuous public visiting art treasures enclosed. The rooms of the baroque palace – characterized by exuberant decoration and painting mythological subject – host on permanent display a collection of old Russian icons, considered by scholars one of the most important in the West, which goes to support the collection of 18th century Venetian painting, al


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Loggia del Capitanio

The palazzo del Capitaniato, also known as loggia del Capitaniato or loggia Bernarda, is a building designed by Andrea Palladio, which overlooks the central Piazza dei Signori in Vicenza, in front of the Basilica Palladiana. The Loggia del Capitanio is today the seat of the municipality of Vicenza. Since 1994 is, with other architectures of Palladio in Vicenza, in the UNESCO World Heritage list.


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PINACOTECA CIVICA PALAZZO CHIERICATI

The Palazzo Chiericati has been the history home of the civic museum since 1855 and now houses the city's collections of paintings, sculptures and applied arts from the 13th to the 18th centuries. A masterpiece of Palladio's early maturity (1550), the building not only has decorations from that period but also houses important documents on Vicenza's art history, including the set of altarpieces from the destroyed church of S. Bartolomeo by Montagna, Cima da Conegliano, Buonconsiglio, Fogolino and Speranza, and lunettes portraying the Rectors of Vicenza, previously in the Palazzo


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