BEST WESTERN Hotel Admiral Padova
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Hot tub
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Smoking rooms available
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Travel Blogs from Padua
... Franciscan cloister that St. Anthony lived in for most of his life, and the cathedral dedicated to him. The cathedral was built by the Franciscans in dedication to St. Anthony after his death. He is buried there along with one of his close friends. Then we had mass in one of the private chapels. After mass we got on the road to get to ...
... his disreputable banking deeds might not stand him in good stead in his journey to the after life. So he commissioned a chapel, complete with the hotshot, superstar artist Giotto responsible for the internal decoration. One of the most prominent images inside Scrovegni's chapel shows him humbly bowing and scraping before the Virgin Mary as he presents to her the gift of the chapel.I don't know if his chapel was sufficient to wipe out the sins of his banking. But what makes the ...
... and onion; all very simple, but full of flavor! We selected a bottle of wine I had never heard of before, a naturally re-fermented sparkling rosé also from the Veneto. I don't know what the varietal was, but the waiter seemed to approve of the selection. I must say, it accompanied the fish splendidly, and we ate, drank, and were merry for quite some time. Along with the fish, we had a side of artichokes done like I had never seen. The entire top was lopped off, leaving ...
... tongue seems to be intact. This is how it was found when one hundred years after his death his tomb was opened for the second stage of the basilica's construction -- a fitting sign for a saint whose preaching drew thousands into the church.
The second main attraction in Padua is the Scrovegni Chapel, commissioned by Enrico Scovegni. It is also called Arena Chapel because Enrico used land which was part of an ancient Roman arena. ...
... a big event for Italian families, and many of them had come to this island to enjoy it. Many of them come in their own speed boats, all of which seemed to have two women in bikinis, prominently posed on the front of the boat! Every outdoor cafe was full, but we managed to snag a highly desirable front row table, and proceeded to enjoy more spaghetti Vongole, Mussels in a red tomato sauce, a green salad and of course, the local wine. ...