In this chapter we will discuss one of the most famous and characteristic places of Treviso, the birthplace of the great Antonio Canova, Possagno. Possagno, the birthplace of Antonio Canova, houses both the famous Canovian temple and the plaster casts gallery with terracotta sketches and plaster models of his most famous works. In particular, the … Read more

San Nicolò Mendicoli Church

In this chapter we discuss a very special, unique and incredible building, located in the Dorsoduro District, the San Nicolò Mendicoli Church. The San Nicolò Mendicoli Church, founded in the twelfth century, is one of the oldest churches in Venezia and can be seen from its simple thirteenth-century lines and delicate proportions; it is loved … Read more

Peggy Guggenheim Collection

In this chapter we discuss one of the most particular, controversial and evocative buildings of the Dorsoduro District, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. The Palace “Venier dei Leoni”, also called Guggenheim, was started in 1748 on a project by the architect Lorenzo Boschetti but, since it was never raised beyond the ground floor, it earned the … Read more

Tintoretto House

In this chapter we discuss a very special and interesting area of ​​Venezia, the curiosity will lead you to discover the Tintoretto House. Jacopo Robusti, better known as Tintoretto was born in Venice on 29th  April 1519 and was one of the greatest exponents of the Venetian school and probably the last great Renaissance painter. … Read more

The Venezia Biennale

In this chapter we discuss one of the most controversial, modern, creative and famous events in Veneto, the Venezia Biennale The Venezia Biennale is one of the oldest, most important and prestigious international art exhibitions in the world, so much so that in recent years it has hosted artists such as Klimt, Picasso, Mirò and … Read more

The Bo Palace

In this chapter we discuss the historic site of the University of Padova, the Bo Palace, one of the oldest in the world. The Bo Palazzo is the historic headquarters of the University of Padua since 1539 and continues to attract students and professors from all over Italy and beyond. It is a unique and … Read more

The Basilica of Saint Anthony

In this chapter we discuss the Basilica of Saint Anthony or Basilica del Santo, a place of pilgrimage famous throughout the world. The Basilica of Sant’Antonio, also known as the Santo Basilica, is one of the main places of pilgrimage ever, thanks to the Portuguese Franciscan monk who thrilled the people with his powerful prayers … Read more

The Scrovegni Chapel

In this chapter we discuss one of the most famous works in the world that preserves Padua in the Scrovegni Chapel in the Arena Park. The Scrovegni Chapel is one of the greatest masterpieces of Western art, recognized throughout the world, and a candidate to become a world heritage site. It is located in the … Read more

The Ragione Palace

In this chapter we discuss one of the most spectacular and surprising buildings in the world: it is the Ragione Palace. The Ragione Palace, or also called the “Salone” for Paduans, was built in the 13th century and was used until the decline of the Republic of Venice, in 1797, as a city court. It … Read more

Villa Cornaro

In this chapter we discuss one of the masterpieces of the architect Andrea Palladio for the Venetian countryside, Villa Cornaro, located in Piombino Dese. Villa Cornaro or Cornèr is one of the masterpieces designed by architect Andrea Palladio for the Venetian countryside and especially for Giorgio Cornaro who commissioned the work in 1553. The villa … Read more