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Tempio Canoviano di Possagno

Via Stradone del Tempio, 31054 Possagno, Italy
+39 0423 544323
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italy is full of lot of beuties and this everybody knows. what most people don't know is that... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2017
Anna G
Canova's last resting place

This vast classical-style mausoleum has at its heart the tomb of Antonio Canova. Built on a hill... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2016
Patricia G
Worcester, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
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Via Stradone del Tempio, 31054 Possagno, Italy
+39 0423 544323
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Reviewed January 11, 2017

italy is full of lot of beuties and this everybody knows. what most people don't know is that every small place has its own gold thing....possagno....what will you say about a place called possagno?....nothing....but when you are there it seems you lost the paradise since...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2016

This vast classical-style mausoleum has at its heart the tomb of Antonio Canova. Built on a hill above Possagno, it commands stunning views of the countryside, especially from the top of the long flight of steps. The interior is beautifully proportioned and serene. The sculptor...More

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Sitting on top of a hill looking like a Greek temple this church is a monument to Antonio Canova the great sculptor born in Possagno If you're in the area don't miss it as it is very impressive.

Thank bigvicSydney
Reviewed August 16, 2016

The temple looks small from outside, but it is a huge neo classic monument. There is a stair inside to go up to the coupole.

Thank aae191
Reviewed June 15, 2016

What a surprise to find this basilica in the middle of a tiny town! An absolute delight built in the style of the Parthenon with a wonderful ceiling. It was prepared for a wedding that day so we were lucky to be able to go...More

Thank golfpsyche1
Reviewed February 23, 2016

It' placed on a upward position that dominate a beautiful landscape. There are masterpiecesa by Canova, Luca Giordano, Bartolomeo Ferrari (Pietas), Palma il Giovane (Jesus in the orchard), Andrea Vicentino..... Take the time to go up to the top of the cupola: You'll have a...More

Thank monica d
Reviewed October 3, 2015

Great artwork, enjoyed mass here one Sunday. Have also been up the top. Classic, solid Temple. So pleased it wasn't bombed in the second World War they certainly had a good go at it. They hit Canova's (house) museum and some of his amazing statues...More

Thank SuesyQ_11
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Fascinating history and development. Recommend taking the stairs to the viewing platform at top of dome for a panorama of the area.

Thank susan r
Reviewed April 26, 2015

By turning up into a little street, you arrive at the foot of this vast Tempio surrounded by beautiful stone work. The interior lives up to the exterior and still manages to convey that it is a place of worship. The background of hills makes...More

Thank PallasAustralia
Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is not a place for someone who needs wheelchair access or has difficulty with uneven surfaces, as the entire sloping plaza leading up to it is cobbled. But for everyone else it's worth the walk. It's really a neat location at the top of...More

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