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Travel Blogs from Padua
... Bo at Padua University.
As in Milan for the Da Vinci fresco, only 15 people at a time are allowed to visit the Scrovegni Chapel for only 15 minutes and the visitors must stay in a controlled temperature room for 15 minutes before entering. While we waited we could look at interesting audiovisual material that provided background and introduction to the frescoes. When we finally got our 15 minutes it was spectacular. A series (about 30) of biblical scenes ...
... called Duomo in Italian, is not far away. Beside the Cathedral there rises its Baptistery, which preserves wonderful frescoes by Giusto de' Menabuoi. Do not miss a visit to Museo Diocesano. Located in the old Palazzo Vescovile (the Bishop's palace), the museum of the Padua See of the Catholic Church preserves precious paintings, sculptures, and jewellery that formed the rich Treasure of the Cathedral, and then religious ...
... delicious the best lasagne I had ever had instead of a bolognese sauce it was a cream sauce but not an overly creamy sauce. Then he made some delicious grilled chicken and fresh ham not prosciutto luckily. But it was delicious they gave us a tour around the house and showed us there backyard. They had about 7 rabbits sadly they weren't pets. They also had a dog it was black and had some brown above its eyes. It was fun meeting ...
... completely blown away by this city! In fact I became quite emotional! It is just like nothing I have ever seen before- old, old buildings, canals of every size in all directions, no traffic noise, the sounds of Italians chatting and some even singing, the smell of true Italian food. Huge, grandiose architecture, so much history.I agree with Lonely Planet's summation of Venice- 'all five senses never felt so ...
Oh well, since everything that can go wrong, did go wrong, it can't get worse. That helps me be a little calmer. Before I left home, I thought all my classes would be in english. No, no classes at all are in english. All my classes are in italian, I found out this morning. Oh well, I wanted to learn italian, there it is. I have no idea how I'll do ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed