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Chiesa degli Eremitani

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Piazza Eremitani 9, 35121, Padua, Italy
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All reviews nice church next door scrovegni chapel worth a visit fragments wwii destruction bombing bombed andrea rebuilt frescoes da sparsely poignant arena structure
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arguably, the most impressive (and quite unique) feature of this church is the vaulted wooden ceiling.

1  Thank FactotumDellaCitta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church is very plain but the ceiling is a medieval marvel if wooden beams and timbers forming squares supporting the roof. Not gilded or carved like others but it's still there. here is also where you collect the hop on and off bus as...More

1  Thank M H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the exterior this large church does not seem very promising, especially as it is just a stones throw away from the amazing Scrovegni Chapel. Once inside you enter a large ,light, airy place that sustained tremendous damage during WWII. If you are a fan...More

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 13 September 2018

In the neighbourhood of the Scrovegni Chapel you will find this church.A nice church, but nothing special. If you are in the neighbourhood is it worth a visit.

Thank ProfessorTravell
Reviewed 16 April 2018

A very nice church, located just few meters from Arena Chapel and well worth seeing it. Just a nice church

Thank EUcivilization
Reviewed 14 April 2018

we enjoyed the space and the peace and found the frescos really interesting. It is amazing how much has been rebuilt and with so much attention to detail, we thought that just from the point of view of the bombings this was worth the time...More

Thank JHollie
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Looks simple, empty, but you can see the scarves and its history. A great space, a different structure for a church...remaining fragments frescoes, the war wounds...

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This church was almost entirely destroyed by Allied bombs in 1944-45, but has been beautifully restored and is well worth a visit. Unfortunately, the magnificent frescoes by Mantegna were almost entirely demolished, although reconstructions on the website and at the church itself help mitigate the...More

Thank Caroline b
Reviewed 14 October 2017

So many tourists rightly go to the Scrovengi chapel but then they skip the very large church next door. This was built in the 1100s under the patronage of a very wealthy family. Unfortunately it suffered terrible damage from Allied bombing in WWII, but the...More

Thank GloriaAnchio
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Out of all the churches that are mentioned as interesting touristic spots, this one is possibly the least interesting. The facade is very clean, and clearly isn't maintained properly. Unfortunately, it was closed when I got there, so I can speak to the inside.

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