The Palladian Basilica, designed by Andrea Palladio and finished in 1614, is the symbol of Vicenza. It stands in Piazza dei Signori, the main square of the city, and frequently it accommodates exhibitions.
The Basilica Palladiana is a Renaissance building in the central Piazza dei Signori in Vicenza, north-eastern Italy. The most notable feature of the edifice is the loggia, which shows one of the first examples of what have come to be known as the Palladian window, designed by a young Andrea…
nella piazza maggiore di Vicenza Piazza dei signori , opera di Andrea Palladio , ospita anche mostre . In the main square of Vicenza Piazza dei Signori, the work of Andrea Palladio, also hosts art exhibitions.
Remeber! during spring and summertime you have access to the upper terrace of the Basilica where you can have a drink with a breathtaking view of the city!
Point of Interest
“Villa La Rotonda, which was inaugurated in 1571, is another flagship of Vicenza thanks to the contribution of architect Andrea Palladio. Its particularity stands in the four equal external faces and a circular room inside it, from which the name “La Rotonda”.”
“First indoor theater in the world, Palladio's concept of perspective was unique at the time and still impressive today. Check out the sculptures and frescoes for their detail.”
“This villa is located a few hundred meters far from La Rotonda and it contains several paintings of Giambattista and Giandomenico Tiepolo. The villa’s name derives from all the sculptures of dwarfs placed on the top of the surrounding wall.”