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Centro Storico, 35100, Padua, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

visited 19 years after studying there - absolutely love this place to pieces! the prato delle valle with santa giustina in the back - a breathtaking view! piazza delle erbe with the famous “bar nazionale” - a must hangout!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank OCS77
Reviewed 20 November 2018

This historical center is a really living part of the city. One square for example the Piazza delle Erbe is just stpes from the Piazza dei Signiri which hosts the fruit and vegetable market and were visited by many well dressed citizens. We spent at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We had a quick half a day gettaway from Venice and we ended up wanting to stay more days. It was a very nice city to walk around, have some espresso, enjoy quality time with your partner. The city center is very nice and clean,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is a massive imposing Church, located in a pretty square in Padua. We visited the outside only after dark when it was lit by floodlights

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

I wanted to write a review for the whole of Padova as a city, which I rarely do, but I just wanted to communicate what a nice city it is. We were mainly in the Centro Storico. We visited the Capella Scrovegni, the Basilica, the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

We came to Padua by train for a day's visit. We started at the Prato della Valle and then went to the centro storico, particularly the area of the three piazzas. Excellent place for a wander. Good architecture as ever in old town Italy. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank 641rogerg
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Less known than Venice (at about 40Km), is a real jewel, rich of history with the University founded in the XIII cent. and the central "Palazzo della Ragione" rounded by 3 beatuiful squares.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Walking the streets of the historical center of Padua is just amazing. It is a very short distance between historical buildings and places, and the streets are very narrow. Some of them are just for pedestrians. A cozy and intimate center, where you meet Italians...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ProfessorTravell
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The historical centre of Padua (Padova) is a nice cultural site to visit when being in this region of Italy. however, it can be very crowded when some cultural events are scheduled. Visiting during weekdays would be my advise.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Marcel d
Reviewed 27 August 2018

beautiful stroll in the old town with the biggest piazzas full of lovely bars and restaurants. We had spritz al fresco surrounded by a beautiful architecture and friendly atmosphere.

Date of experience: August 2018
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24 August 2018|
Response from Hendrik_NL | Reviewed this property |
Parking in Centro Storico of Padua is limited. When we go to Padua we park the car in a huge multilevel car park close to the station. (There are several options besides this car park) Centro Storico is a 10 minutes walk... More