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Address: Padua, Italy
Activities: Shopping

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Beautiful design

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Izabella T
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We visited this sight on a sunny day in February and it was beautiful. The statues are impressive and the complete sight was clean, bright and... well it was silencing

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Maribor, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This large park has a duty to tell a story about people who have had a special mission in his life, all the immediate vicinity of the park there is a path that will take you to the historic part of Padua. If you want to feel and dynamics of the city then this is certainly one of the locations... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

An amazingly beautiful spot I would recommend visiting on a Sunday or at night, as otherwise there is often a market set up inside numerous vans (hence not the pretty market kind). That's the only reason I gave it four stars, it really is a shame to use such a beautiful place for such cheap purposes. Otherwise stunning architecture you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This time we had bad luck, the monument was under reconstruction. Hope next time will be much better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

One of the most stunning plazas I have been to. Most days they have little markets there where you can buy gifts and fruit ... be warned when it is hot weather it can get busy and on January 6th they also have the burning of the witch.. This also means a lot of traffic around. All in all this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Beautiful large square where there is almost always something going on. I walked through it many times during my stay and saw everything from large group parties where people were playing all kinds of instruments, to watching people tight rope walk between trees and juggle. There were several markets going on which are nice to walk around. Beautiful statues and... More 

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