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Prato della Valle

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Address: Padua, Italy
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A must see in Padova!

Prato della Valle is the largest square in Italy, and one of the largest in Europe. It's one of the most suggestive square I've never been before, because is not the classic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Prato della Valle is the largest square in Italy, and one of the largest in Europe. It's one of the most suggestive square I've never been before, because is not the classic square we usually have in our minds, but is a mix between art, green space and water!It's Perfect for relax or for have a lovely picnic into the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

A true gem in Padova's crown, as inviting on a sleepy Sunday for a stroll or leisurely chat with friends as it is on a Saturday for shopping at the hugely characteristic local market. Inspirational views of the domes of Sant'Antonio and Santa Giustina, interspersed with 78 stunning statues surrounding the oval park and water features.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Amazing location and very quiet when there....even in July. Take the time to have a slow walk around the perimeter to make the most of the atmosphere and imagine what it would've been like when in its pomp.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

beautiful by night with central fountain; interesting by day with ring of statues; exciting on Saturday at market.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This very large oval piazza is surrounded at one end by the stark, but imposing, Basilica of St Justine, some archways over roads that enter the piazza, some areas for markets and a large number of municipal and other buildings. The jewel though was a quite large round park of grass in the middle of the piazza that was completely... More 

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Cleveland, Oh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Prato della Valle is arguably the largest piazza in Italy. It is almost a circle surrounded by houses built over the centuries and, on the south east the impotent church of Santa Giustina. The inner center is a canal and a garden surrounded by dozen statues of famous citizen of Padua. The problem is with the two third of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Absolutely beautiful at dusk. A must see if your in Padua, or Venice for that matter, make the journey its only a short train ride from Venice. It's worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

In the heart of historical center - place where you can relax seat and look on the other. Close the botanical garden, basilica di Sant Antonio i basilica di St. Gustina

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a very large oval plaza with green space in the middle as well as a fountain. There are two rings of statues on the outside of the oval. the circumference is probably about 2000 feet. There are plenty of bench but no shade, so it is a good place to stop, have a drink or something to eat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We stayed near here for a week, so we spent a lot of time on or around scenic Prato della Valle. Every night we'd eat at one of the delicious restaurants surrounding and then walk around the Prato a few times. Every morning there would be a market of some sort to enjoy. Great place.

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Address: Padua, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Padua

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