"Monastero degli Olivetani - cloister" Rovigo Things to Do Tip by Mikebond

Rovigo Things to Do: 38 reviews and 117 photos

by Mikebond
  • cloister - Rovigo
    by Mikebond
  • arcades and bell-tower - Rovigo
      arcades and bell-tower
    by Mikebond
  • Monastero degli Olivetani - cloister - Rovigo
  • arcades - Rovigo
    by Mikebond
  • arcades - Rovigo
    by Mikebond

These pictures show the cloister, that is traditionally said to have been built by Biagio Rossetti. In the middle of the courtyard there is a harmonious well-curb (first photo), attributed to Sansovino, built in Corinthian-like style.
The second photo show the bell-tower of the church, which will be described in the following tip.
The walls of the cloister are full of stones with the names of the benefactors who contributed to the maintenance of the monastery, like the one you see in the third picture.
The fourth and fifth photos show the colonnate of another inner courtyard.

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Written Jun 3, 2006
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse


Mikebond Lives Here!


“All you need is Europe!”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 1 7 0
Forum Rank:
0 0 4 3 7

Have you been to Rovigo?

  Share Your Travels