Prato della Valle

Prato della Valle, Padua: Address, Prato della Valle Reviews: 4.5/5

Prato della Valle
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Wilma
Arnhem, The Netherlands95 contributions
Enjoy and relax
Sep 2021 • Couples
Nice spot to walk, to sit in the grass and relax at the water in the middle of the big city with beautiful statues.
Written September 20, 2021
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Euzeree
3 contributions
Big open space
Jan 2021 • Family
This place is in good reach by public transportation. Huge open.space in the middle of old town. That is it. We thought it looked ugly.
Written January 30, 2021
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Dgd
Lincolnshire, UK215 contributions
Very large area easy to get to by tram
Sep 2020
Large and interesting area, that had a few fruit and veg and clothing stalls at the town end. A few people around but was not busy to plenty of space to wander around, interesting buildings . One or two cafes to watch the world go by. Basilica about half a mile away and a large glass fronted supermarket and large car parking area.
Written October 7, 2020
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Olivia P
Canberra, Australia9 contributions
Padua should be recommended more
Oct 2019
If you want to experience an authentic Italian city that hasn’t been taken over by Tourism, go to Padua. 37 minute travel time to Venice. Trains between. Spend a day here. Great way to spend an afternoon sitting in the sun in the park. Relaxing and beautiful. Keep away from the Italian smokers
Written September 13, 2020
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rosannt2016
63 contributions
My park.
Sep 2019
The first time I visited this park I was 15 years old and vowed to return every time I went to Italy. Now I am almost 60 I kept my word and it remains one of my favourite places in the world.
You can have a picnic, you can play music, you can play soccer, you can read, or just walk around and enjoy the statues.
Written May 28, 2020
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PVandSV
Milton Keynes, UK68 contributions
Astonishing!
Jan 2020 • Couples
This Piazza is huge. Not knowing what to expect and walking out from a narrow alleyway into this huge space in the middle of the city was astonishing.
Written January 25, 2020
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CalBristol
Weston super Mare, UK1,944 contributions
A vast piazza!
Sep 2019
This piazza was laid out on the footprint of the Roman arena and the piazza took on its present appearance in the 18th century. It is pleasant to walk around the island although it can get very hot if the weather is sunny. It is more or less impossible to photograph the piazza properly as you really need to be looking down on it to appreciate the layout!
I had lunch at the Passando per Modena (See my seperate review of this eatery) which is situated where the Via Umberto I enters the piazza at the top left of the aerial view - very nice to sit under the arches and watch the world go by!
Written October 26, 2019
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Leadon
England162 contributions
Interesting
Sep 2019
Enjoyed an after lunch walk around this lovely spot, this is a relaxing place, nice trees and places to sit, we were by no means alone as it seems to be a meeting place for the university students who were enjoying the sunshine as we were. There are some beautiful buildings surrounding the park, well worth a visit.
Written October 21, 2019
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john b
Valparaiso, IN788 contributions
Big, looks so planned that you could be anywhere
Oct 2019
Very nice area...nice to walk around or just sit. Seemed out of place because we had just walked through the old pat and this seems new and sparkly.
If you go to the church you will be on the side of this.
Written October 17, 2019
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betteskid
Boston, MA921 contributions
Very nice plaza - definitely worth seeing
Oct 2019
I visited here and enjoyed my walk around this very pleasant plaza. You could enjoy the scene and relax or simply walk around and view the different statues. The area is also very nice with shops and restaurants. I would recommend checking this out when in Padua.
Written October 16, 2019
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