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Travel Blogs from Padua
... 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. ...
... dryer is nowhere near a mirror...which is rather challenging!
With all the talk beforehand of how wonderful the food is in Italy, we have not found that, with the exception of pizza. While we have not had a disappointing pizza, any other meal has not been up to our taste. The pasta is okay, but certainly not exceptional. The best meals we have had are still in that little place near our hotel on the outskirts of Venice. There, ...
... Who chooses your destiny? YOU DO ! Fresh, organic, home made or NOTHING ! The Italian kilos ...
... into him worse luck. Instead we tried to go to Bellagio (the Las Vegas Casino is named after it) and take a scenic drive under the lake. Well the east side is stunning. The west side is great - if you like tunnels...
To quote my friend Suse, Italy really doesn't make it unfair for the other countries - best coffee, landscape, hospitality, gelato... we're sad to leave but really glad we will be back in just a month. Germany here we come!
... in the church and I could not believe how cool this exhibit was. They had a wood model of every invention Leonardo had and the explanation behind it. It was great. Some of the originals are in Milano and Madrid where I hope to visit.
I would highly recommend to stay inside of Venice instead of Murano or Lido areas. Venice is divided in five main areas: San Marco (center), Castello, Cannaregio, San Polo, Santa Croce and Dorsoduro. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed