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Palace of Law (Palazzo della Ragione)

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Address: Padua, Italy
Phone Number: +39-049-820-5006
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Culture and Cuisine combine in City Centre

A monument to Justice and central to city life as much for it's architectural splendour, adorned with frescoes and arches, as for the culinary delights of it's markets. The stalls... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Somerset, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A monument to Justice and central to city life as much for it's architectural splendour, adorned with frescoes and arches, as for the culinary delights of it's markets. The stalls of fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, pastries and wines continue the traditions of centuries. All set in the contemporary folklore of playful barter and banter of the superb double markets of... More 

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Stand in the great Salone of the Palazzo della Ragione and reflect on the incredible civic pride and wealth in medieval Padua that led to the construction of such a vast and beautiful centrepiece for the town. What a people they must have been! When you have finished marvelling at the Salone, which was for many centuries the largest supported... More 

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Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

imposing building at one end of a very lovely square; historical building with lots of character; didn't go inside so cannot commend on it.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Built in 1215 this is an impressive building. The upper floors have a large hall and exhibits while the lower floors are a daily market filled with items that spill into the adjoining piazzas. Each piece in and off itself is good but taken together the scene is quite impressive.

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We walked here from the Prato della Valle, where we parked for a reasonable price. The streets to get to this location were easier to walk than drive. There are market stores in the building and outside in the piazza. We also saw a sign for some sort of underground exhibition, but we did not have the time to check... More 

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The stalls and shops on the bottom floor were interesting, wish we could have gone up the stairs but couldn't for some reason. Many beautiful paintings on the walls in the main hall.The market outside was all so fun to walk through.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We weren't able to go in because there was a conference taking place, but we walked through the ground floor with all the stalls and saw the market surrounding it. It gave us a real feel of Italian life.

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Essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The ground level arcades of the 13th century Palazzo dell Ragione are filled with food stalls – mainly butchers as far as I could see. The splendid gallery or loggia looks down over the market stalls on the piazza but to get up there involves a challenging set of steps. The day of my visit there was a dental manufacturer’s... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Whilst the Palace of Law wasn't my objective in Padua. I was rather annoyed that I wasn't able to see it in more detail. Why? Because there was a conference for dental orthodontics! OMG, it's that important you have to hog the entire floor!!! Why can't they just hire a proper conference hall? I had a Padova Card and I... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We are fortunate to be staying for two weeks right next to the Duomo which is just around the corner from this magnificent building; Palazzo della Ragione, and its surrounding piazzas. From early morning to late at night it is wonderful to see the changes in the light and the people, from the market store holders setting up to people... More 

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Additional Information about Palace of Law (Palazzo della Ragione)

Address: Padua, Italy
Phone Number: +39-049-820-5006
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Padua
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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