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The Palladian Basilica is a public building facing onto the Piazza dei Signori. Its name is linked to Andrea Palladio, who redesigned it, adding the famous loggias with serliana openings in white marble to the existing Gothic building. The building...more
4€ to go inside and right up to roof top level. Beautiful architecture. Lovely views over the rooftops and piazza. There is a cafe and bar at the top which I expect is wonderful at night.
I visited at 11:30am and it was 12 when...More
I walk pass this Basilica all the time and it never fails to take my breath away. It is so iconic to Vicenza - it is always the first things that pops into my mind. There are many ways to enjoy the view, whether it’s...More
The climb is definitely worth it to walk around the top of the Palladio and see the many sides of Vicenza - just gorgeous. The building had a fascinating architecture exhibition when we visited, so clearly embraces innovative and interesting presentations. There is a roof...More
We decided not to visit the architecture exhibition but did go to the walkway and up to the roof. Please walk the whole way around both if you can. The views are great. Don’t expect a coffee but you can sit in the trendy plastic...More
The "basilica" (not a church, in this case) also has a nice terrace with a great view over the old centre of Vicenza. The internal "salone superiore" can be devoted to some special exhibit with a separate ticket, but the staff may let you peek...More
The Basilica Palladiana is a Renaissance building in the central Piazza dei Signori in Vicenza. It’s another Palladio wonder. The architecture is amazing. Enjoy a coffee or gelato in the Piazza and marvel then go inside and take a walk to the upper balconies and...More
Among the dozens magnificent buildings strewn all over Vicenza by the Renaissance star architect Andrea Palladio, the Basilica is certainly the most stunning, with its loggias and marble statues. The adjacent Bissara tower (over 80 metres high) and the two St. Mark columns frame the...More
This beautiful monumental Renaissance building designed by Andrea Palladio is a must visit in Vicenza. The most notable feature of the structure is the loggia. The restored building won in 2014 The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage (Europa Nostra Award). It is now a...More
If you need a single reason to visit Vicenza, this is it. Entering the square the perfection of the Palladian building is breathtaking. We also wer lucky to be able to visit the very interesting Van Gogh exhibit inside.