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Address: Padua, Italy
Phone Number: +39-049-820-5006
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Partially Closed

Due to he building being partially closed the entry was reduced o 2 euro, which allowed access to the main hall and upper walkway. Stunning architecture with painted walls. Great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Palace is without doubt a great place tonvisit, with frescoes and it seems to go back to the past. The atmosphere is fantastisc But the disappoint is that disable on wheel chair cannot go up to the entrance that is located on the top of lots of stairs. So maybe art is not for everybody....

Thank Bibima
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Due to he building being partially closed the entry was reduced o 2 euro, which allowed access to the main hall and upper walkway. Stunning architecture with painted walls. Great value.

Thank WillBill55
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cultural and architectural landmark, the Palazzo della Ragione was built back in 1218, being the first main building of the medieval ages that showed the town's supremacy and economical wealth. The market became the first step into evolution, as later came in 1222 the foundation of the University of Padua (second oldest in the world) and in 1235 the construction... More 

Thank Roger R
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited on a day when preparations were under way for an event and, because of this, entry was free. The large balcony, with frescoes covering the ceiling, looks out over Piazza Delle Erbe. The enormous hall inside the Palazzo has frescoes all around the walls but not on the ceiling. Because of the event, it was only possible for... More 

Thank Iris48
Beaumont, Texas
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258 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are beautiful frescos in the hahll and lots of symbolic characters of positions from an earlier ere. There is a giant horse in the hall that is much like the horses in St. Marks in Venice

Thank Carol F
Chautauqua County, New York
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see if in Padova. Must visit the big hall upstairs and the butcher and food shops on ground floor.

Thank Sam L
Lennox Head, Australia
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219 reviews
157 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dont miss the Palazzo della Ragione, finished in 1219. Upstairs the internal walls are covered in over 300 murals of astrological and religious significance. There is a pendulum which proves the rotation of the earth in one corner and the huge wooden horse created by Donatello. All in all the internal space is simply stunning.

Thank Peter K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure to visit the town hall up the stairs to see the frescoes and the shaming pillar. Pick up an explanation in your language. Small entrance fee.

Thank travelph1lly
Austin, Texas
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184 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The frescoes decorating the grand hall of this palazzo will overwhelm. The ticket office provides a description of the decorations to guide the visit, but it is the overall massive scale of the space that leaves a lasting impression. The coffered wooden ceiling is daunting in its height. "Ragione" means reason in Italian, and one can imagine that locals several... More 

Thank Susan M
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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460 reviews
456 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This building is just one large hall with all 4 walls covered in frescoes. And that is quite amazing.


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