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Address: Padua, Italy
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Beautiful square

One of the largest in the world. Beautiful sculptures in the garden and good resting place after a walk

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

One of the largest in the world. Beautiful sculptures in the garden and good resting place after a walk

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

A very well tended park to spend sometime enjoying a good dose of the sun and soak up the vitamins. This place is beautiful, quiet, and visited by many throughout the day. The sculptures of famous mathematicians, physicists, historians, and scholars are arranged in an elliptical shape surrounded by a small canal that surprisingly has fish in it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We took the tram from the train station to the Prato to start our day trip to Padova. It was a beautiful spring day with abundant sunshine which only enhanced the visit. Statues, bridges, central fountain. Lovely.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

One of the characteristic landmarks of Padua, (San Antonio, Capella degli Scrovegni, Caffe Pedrocchi and Prato della Valle)

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Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

A very impressive square (not really more oval) with in the middle an island and lots of green space.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

İ cant remember which day is the local bazaar pops up over there but if you want some chilly time over there you better arrange yourself according to that day.. Square is pretty big but it was looking much better on net than real.. But if you in padua already better to see at least..

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Unfortunately a big part of the statues were in reconditioning at the time of our visit but still made a pretty good impression. This "park" is so beautiful, the statues placed around the park and the water makes you feel like in ancient Italy. Take a walk and grab an ice cream, the perfect combination for summer in Italy.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Like: Beautiful park with water and statues all around. It's right on the tram line so not hard to find at all Dislike: That's about it. There's a market set up here all the time, but don't go out of your way to see this.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

"do visit the Prato della Valle when you go to Padova..." a kind bookshop owner told me one summer day when I was passing by on the way out on a day trip in Rome... and so, Prato della Valle - the Oval Shaped Park remained in my mind - and I was privileged to spend a good Friday afternoon... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is a great place for a stroll at any time and if you are lucky you might find a regional food market which sells the most delicious produce. Definitely try the lamb kebabs, cheese and salami from Abruzzo - we bought some amazing Grana Padano - just wish I bought more and made a note of where it was... More 

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