The Veneto and Friuli–Venezia Giulia Sights

Piazza dei Signori

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  • Padua
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Published 04/22/2016

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Some fine examples of 15th- and 16th-century buildings line this square. On the west side, the Palazzo del Capitanio (facade constructed 1598–1605) has an impressive Torre dell'Orologio, with an astronomical clock dating from 1344 and a portal made by Falconetto in 1532 in the form of a Roman triumphal arch. The 12th-century Battistero del Duomo (Cathedral Baptistry), with frescoes by Giusto de Menabuoi (1374–78), is a few steps away.

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Piazza dei Signori, Padua, Veneto, 35139, Italy

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  • Battistero: €3, free with PadovaCard
  • Daily 10–6

Published 04/22/2016


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