"Build Well with Palladio touch" Top 5 Page for this destination Vicenza by BruceDunning
Vicenza Travel Guide: 314 reviews and 856 photos
This is one piazza called Piazza Signori which connects with Piazza Erbe to make one big piazza. There are long and elegant buildings in these squares. Basillica Pallidiana is the main feature, however, when we were there, much of the facade was under restoration.
A quite lovely museo that features many works of art, paintings and statues.
The city is relatively easy to get around after you know the difference between right and left. It took a while to get into the inner part of the city from the autostrada. Fiume Adiga comes from up in the hills and grows as it reaches toward the Adriatic Ocean.
The city ws made wealthy form gold, and at one time they accounted for 35% of Italy gold exports. Most have worked in this industry since 1300's, and even to this day a number of locals rely on the precious mineral for livelihood.
- Pros:Unique sites to take in different from some spots
- Cons:It takes some walking to get around to see it all
- In a nutshell:At the core of the Corso are many sites and continues
The stores along this street are elegant and mostly high end, not for most tourists. The locals come down here to shop... more travel advice
These are some typical views of the castle and the water side. People could be horrific in the summer. The whole... more travel advice
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