Monuments and museums
Basilica of St. Anthony
P.zza del Santo
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The Basilica is the most splendid of the city's churches and the custodian of incredible works of art together with the tomb of the Saint. "Il Santo", that is, the Basilica of St. Anthony of Padua begun in 1232 and it is the destination of millions of visitors and pilgrimages each year from all over the world.
Cappella degli Scrovegni
P.zza Eremitani, 8
The frescoes in the Cappella degli Scrovegni are among the most celebrated works in the history of Italian and European art. They are considered the most complete cycle of frescoes realized by Giotto in his later years during the XIII century.
Via Orto Botanico, 15
The oldest University Botanical Gardens in the world. The Republic of Venice set them up in 1545 for the cultivation of medicinal plants. Today the gardens continue to serve their original purpose as a source of scientific research. In 1997 the Botanical Gardens entered the Unesco World Heritage list.
via VIII Febbraio, 15
The Pedrocchi Café is one of the biggest cafés in the world. It's a magnificent 19th century building in the centre of Padova, Italy. Its rooms are decorated in various styles and show the great ecleptism of Giuseppe Jappelli, the famous architect who made the project of the buiding.