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Tempio Canoviano di Possagno

Via Stradone del Tempio, 31054 Possagno, Italy
+39 0423 544323
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Recommended when added to the Canova museum

This is worth adding on to the museum visit, the walk up to the temple, while a little steep only... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Barry W
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Impressive hilltop monument

2 minutes up the hill from the museum is this monument designed by Canova and hosting his... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Harry R
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Via Stradone del Tempio, 31054 Possagno, Italy
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+39 0423 544323
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This is worth adding on to the museum visit, the walk up to the temple, while a little steep only takes ten minutes and highlights the size of the temple, as from a distance while it is presented as a gem in the crown of...More

Thank Barry W
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

2 minutes up the hill from the museum is this monument designed by Canova and hosting his tomb. Combining Greek, Roman, and Christian themes it exemplifies Canova's Neo-classicism. Definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church reflecting Canova's art works . Canova was famous for his sculptures and paintings and this church was a gift to his home town. He works are located all over the world

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Situated on a hillside in Possagno the Tempio is both a monument to Antonio Canova's exceptional talent as well as his last resting place. The view of the surrounding countryside is beautiful. Be sure to combine this with a visit to the even more spectacular...More

Thank JHGS343
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

italy is full of lot of beuties and this everybody knows. what most people don't know is that every small place has its own gold thing....possagno....what will you say about a place called possagno?....nothing....but when you are there it seems you lost the paradise since...More

Thank Anna G
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

This vast classical-style mausoleum has at its heart the tomb of Antonio Canova. Built on a hill above Possagno, it commands stunning views of the countryside, especially from the top of the long flight of steps. The interior is beautifully proportioned and serene. The sculptor...More

Thank Patricia G
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Sitting on top of a hill looking like a Greek temple this church is a monument to Antonio Canova the great sculptor born in Possagno If you're in the area don't miss it as it is very impressive.

Thank bigvicSydney
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

The temple looks small from outside, but it is a huge neo classic monument. There is a stair inside to go up to the coupole.

Thank aae191
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

What a surprise to find this basilica in the middle of a tiny town! An absolute delight built in the style of the Parthenon with a wonderful ceiling. It was prepared for a wedding that day so we were lucky to be able to go...More

Thank golfpsyche1
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

It' placed on a upward position that dominate a beautiful landscape. There are masterpiecesa by Canova, Luca Giordano, Bartolomeo Ferrari (Pietas), Palma il Giovane (Jesus in the orchard), Andrea Vicentino..... Take the time to go up to the top of the cupola: You'll have a...More

Thank monica d
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