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Palazzo Bo

Via VIII Febbraio, 2, 35122, Padua, Italy
+39 049 827 5111
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Fascinating slice of intellectual history

From the University of Padova’s website, it looked like visiting the original part of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sandy S
,
Albuquerque, New Mexico
A spectacular building in one of the oldest universities in the world.

Palazzo Bo is the original site for the University of Padua Medical School. Located across the... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Gabriel H
,
Bellaire, Texas, United States
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Via VIII Febbraio, 2, 35122, Padua, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the University of Padova’s website, it looked like visiting the original part of the now-scattered campus, the Palazzo Bo, would be simple. However, what started out as easy turned out to be head-scratchingly complex. The only way to visit the historic lecture halls and...More

Thank Sandy S
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Palazzo Bo is the original site for the University of Padua Medical School. Located across the street from City Hall, and within one block of the two major Piazzas in town, it is in the heart of the historic center of Padua. The Palazzo occupies...More

3  Thank Gabriel H
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Very nice and beautifull place to visit. You can take a tour to visit Palazzo Bo and Anatomical Theatre. However, I did not found the staff of the the tour very friendly. Also it is too bad that you can only view the Anatomical Theatre...More

Thank Jasper L
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Reviewed 31 December 2012

Don't go to Padova without seeing the original university building. You'll be surrounded by the spirits of some history's greatest minds.

1  Thank Genie B
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Reviewed 8 November 2011

an interesting guided tour of the university and the oldest surviving medical lecture theatre in the world. Great contrast between the courtyard where students left their family crest carved in stone on the walls and the newer buildings in the brutal fascist style. Galileo moved...More

1  Thank Superleaguefan
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