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Prato della Valle

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Is this a must visit? Yes. But be prepared. It is very dirty. The waterway has garbage floating in it and the surroundings also have trash on the grounds. Would be a lovely place were it not for this. Do stop by and see the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Srajack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

near the basilica nice square and parc some statues are under renovation impressive obelisks at the bridges

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attractive open park area with statues all along. Was quite hard to find it, but after asking a few people got there in the end and enjoyed sitting around the fountain area in the warm sun

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tubbytown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very big square which is very spacious with lots of green. A river or water area splits the square with nice bridges and everything is surrounded with wonderful statues. Around one end of the square you'll find bars and restaurants. Parking area...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Yasjka
Reviewed March 27, 2019

This huge area is a wonderful place to walk or to meet friends. On Saturday there is a market and periodically there are antique markets here as well.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Stephen P
Reviewed March 10, 2019

A unique kind of town square which seems to be a centre for different elements of the city's life, including a carnival parade in March.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

This is an important square, commemorating those from the past, including the patron saint. One cant really miss it, take a stroll around.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Manya B
Reviewed February 25, 2019

It is a very beautiful big square with a fountain in the center. In the evening, the fountain is illuminated. Around the fountain, there is a green place with beautiful trees. When I was there, there was also historic carousel nearby, which was not so...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank romanshorner
Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

Many young people go here in the afternoon and it’s a quite popular place among the locals. There is a charming little street going from this place to the main square so it’s great for an afternoon walk.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank thobi-deutsch
Reviewed February 17, 2019

Once upon a time a flooding are affected by malaria which was trasnformed in the 17th century into one of the most beautiful squares in the world by the venetian Andrea Memmo

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from joycep883 | Reviewed this property |
. First, let me put this into perspective. I am 65. It takes 20 minutes by train for somewhere around 14 euro pp round trip to Padova. Then around $1.50 euro ticket on the tram outside the train station to market or Saint... More
September 4, 2015|
Response from alessandrobK9556DV | Reviewed this property |
Dear Copycats every Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 7.00 pm prato della valle square is animated by market. also every 3rd sunday of every month you can be attracted by a "portobello market" where a lot of antiquities and old... More
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