Vicenza Italy Travel Guide A Vagabond Life
Vicenza Italy Travel Guide
Vicenza Italy is one of the countries wealthiest cities and heaves with history, art, culture and museums. Originally settled in 3 BC and later by the Romans today Vicenza is a thriving city in the Veneto northern Italy. It’s close proximity to Venice makes it an ideal day trip.
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Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza Italy was constructed in 1580-1585 by Andrea Pallado The onstage scenery was designed to give the appearance of long streets stretching into the distance. The Teatro Olimpico is one of only three surviving Renaissance theatres in existence.
Address Plaza Matteotti 11.
Another Andrea Palladio building, the Palazzo Chiericati was commissioned by Count Girolamo Chiericati in 1550, it was not full completed until 1680. Built in what was once a wooded market area between two streams Palladio built the palazzo in an elevated position.
A commanding Renaissnace building in Plazza dei Signori the most noticable feature is the loggia which shows one of the first examples of what is now known as a Palladian window. Designed by Andrea Palladio who went on to become have major influence on Renaissance architecture.
On a hill over looking Vicenzza Monte Beri is a striking building built in the baroque-style minor Basilica with a nice collection of religious art and a sacred icon of the Madonna. The church dates back to the 15th century, when it served to receive pilgrims that arrived to the city.
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