32 Sights in Vicenza, Italy (with Map and Images)

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1. Teatro Olimpico

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The Teatro Olimpico is a theatre in Vicenza, northern Italy, constructed in 1580–1585. The theatre was the final design by the Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio and was not completed until after his death. The trompe-l'œil onstage scenery, designed by Vincenzo Scamozzi, to give the appearance of long streets receding to a distant horizon, was installed in 1585 for the first performance held in the theatre, and is the oldest surviving stage set still in existence. The full Roman-style scaenae frons back screen across the stage is made from wood and stucco imitating marble. It was the home of the Accademia Olimpica, which was founded there in 1555.

Wikipedia: Teatro Olimpico (EN)

2. Basilica Palladiana

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The Basilica Palladiana is a Renaissance building in the central Piazza dei Signori in Vicenza, north-eastern Italy. The most notable feature of the edifice is the loggia, which shows one of the first examples of what have come to be known as the Palladian window, designed by a young Andrea Palladio, whose work in architecture was to have a significant effect on the field during the Renaissance and later periods.

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3. Villa Valmarana Ai Nani

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Villa Valmarana ai Nani is a villa at the foot of the gates of the city of Vicenza, Veneto, Italy. The main building was completed in 1670. It is noted for its frescos by Giambattista and Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo and stone sculptures of dwarves named "Nani".

Wikipedia: Villa Valmarana ai Nani (EN)

4. Villa Capra La Rotonda

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Villa La Rotonda is a Renaissance villa just outside Vicenza in northern Italy designed by Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio. The villa's correct name is Villa Almerico Capra Valmarana, but it is also known as "La Rotonda", "Villa Capra", and "Villa Almerico Capra". The name Capra derives from the Capra brothers, who completed the building after it was ceded to them in 1592. Along with other works by Palladio, the building is conserved as part of the World Heritage Site "City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto".

Wikipedia: Villa La Rotonda (EN)

5. Chiesa di San Silvestro

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The monumental complex of San Silvestro in Vicenza is what remains of the Benedictine monastery probably built in the eighth century and now completely renovated, consisting of the church with three naves with semicircular apses and the monastic area, recently used as a university residence, now abandoned following subsidence and cracking of numerous areas of the building, as a result of the earthquake of Emilia in 2012.

Wikipedia: Complesso monumentale di San Silvestro (IT)

6. Chiesa della Misericordia

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Chiesa della Misericordia Marco Chemello / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Hospital of Mercy was one of the oldest hospitals in the city of Vicenza and, for some centuries, the main orphanage of the city. Of the buildings, located in the homonymous district in Borgo Pusterla, only the church of Misericordia remains, since 2010 officiated by the Serbian Orthodox parish of San Luca, while those used as an orphanage have been completely demolished or renovated for civilian use.

Wikipedia: Chiesa della Misericordia (Vicenza) (IT)

7. Museo diocesano

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The Diocesan Museum of Vicenza preserves the most precious and significant works and documents the historical, artistic and cultural path of the Church of Vicenza. The museum is housed in the Bishop's Palace, built at the end of the twelfth century and expanded over the centuries, but which owes its current appearance to the interventions of the nineteenth century and the second post-war period.

Wikipedia: Museo diocesano (Vicenza) (IT)

8. Chiesa di San Pietro

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The church and monastery of San Pietro, which gave its name to the homonymous village in the city of Vicenza, until 1810 constituted the main and management seat of the abbey of San Pietro, the oldest and most powerful Benedictine female settlement in the Vicenza area. The church has become the parish seat, while the former monastery is used as an institution of assistance for the elderly.

Wikipedia: Chiesa e monastero di San Pietro (IT)

9. Teatro Comunale

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Teatro Comunale Città di Vicenza is a modern theatre structure consisting of a main hall, the “Sala Maggiore”, with 910 seats and a second one with 380 seats, and the so-called “Ridotto”. The structure was planned by the architect Gino Valle and inaugurated in December 2007. It is located in Vicenza, Italy, a city included in the World Heritage List UNESCO, not far away to Venice.

Wikipedia: Teatro comunale Città di Vicenza (EN)

10. Chiesa dei Santi Bernardino e Chiara

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The church of Saints Bernardino and Clare, commonly known as the church of Santa Chiara, is a religious building in Vicenza, located in Contrà Santa Chiara, built in Renaissance style at the end of the fifteenth century for the homonymous monastery of the Poor Clares. It is currently a dependency of the Palazzolo Institute of the Sisters of the Poverelle.

Wikipedia: Chiesa dei Santi Bernardino e Chiara (IT)

11. Chiesa di Santa Croce in San Giacomo Martire - Carmini

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The church of Santa Croce in San Giacomo Maggiore called the Carmini is a religious building in Vicenza, located in Piazza dei Carmini at the end of Corso Fogazzaro. The convent of the Carmelite were annexed, from which the nickname with which it is still known. Renovated in the sixties of the nineteenth century in neo -Gothic style, it is parish seat.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Croce in San Giacomo Maggiore (IT)

12. Chiesa di Santa Maria Nova

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Santa Maria Nova is a Roman Catholic church in Vicenza attributed to 1578 designs by Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio. It is the only complete church design in Vicenza assigned to Palladio, although he did design the Valmarana chapel in Santa Corona, a portal and the cupola of the Cathedral, and the portal of Santa Maria dei Servi.

Wikipedia: Santa Maria Nova, Vicenza (EN)

13. Museo del Risorgimento e della Resistenza

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The Museum of the Risorgimento and the Resistance of Vicenza is an exhibition space that stands on the Ambellicopoli hill, at the Villa Guiccioli, shortly after the Sanctuary of Monte Berico, mainly dedicated to the Risorgimento and Italian Resistance. The museum is surrounded by a vast English garden, also open to the public.

Wikipedia: Museo del Risorgimento e della Resistenza (Vicenza) (IT)

14. Chiesa di San Lorenzo

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The church of San Lorenzo is a place of Catholic worship in Vicenza, built at the end of the thirteenth century in Gothic style, in its Lombard-Po Valley version of the thirteenth century. It is located in the central Piazza San Lorenzo, along Corso Fogazzaro, and was officiated by the Conventual Franciscans until 2017.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Lorenzo (Vicenza) (IT)

15. Chiesa di San Rocco

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The Church of San Roco is a Renaissance church in Vicenza, Italy, in Contra 'Mure San Rocco, San Roco. It was built in the late 15th century, along with neighboring monasteries that were first the common canon of St. George of Algar, then the 17th century Carmel "Trace" and then a baby home in the early 19th century.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Rocco (Vicenza) (IT)

16. Chiesa di San Giuliano

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The church of San Giuliano is a religious building in Vicenza, Italy. Built on previous buildings in the last years of the seventeenth century, it is located in Corso Padova, 57. Nearby - and in communication with it - is the Salvi Institute, which occupies the buildings of the convent once annexed to the church.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Giuliano (Vicenza) (IT)

17. Chiesa di San Vincenzo

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San Vincenzo Church is a historic Catholic place of worship in Vicenza, Italy, built from the end of the 14th century to the first half of the 18th century. The facade faces the Piazza Signori opposite the Paradia Hall, located in the center of the Montdipieta Palace, breaking the unified weave.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Vincenzo (Vicenza) (IT)

18. Chiesa di San Marco in San Girolamo

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The Church of San Marco in San Girolamo is a baroque parish church in Vicenza, northern Italy, built in the 18th century by the Discalced Carmelites. It houses various artworks by artists of the early 18th century from Veneto. The sacristy preserves its original furniture of the same period.

Wikipedia: San Marco in San Girolamo (EN)

19. Chiesa Santi Felice e Fortunato

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The Basilica of Saints Felice and Fortunato is a church in Vicenza, currently the parish seat, whose origin dates back to the IV-V century; its current Romanesque appearance is substantially due to the reconstruction of the twelfth and the restorations of the twentieth century.

Wikipedia: Basilica dei Santi Felice e Fortunato (IT)

20. Loggia Valmarana

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The Loggia Valmarana located inside the Salvi gardens, also called Valmarana Salvi gardens, was probably built in 1591 by a student of Andrea Palladio by the will of Gian Luigi Valmarana himself, who wanted this place become a meeting point between intellectuals and academics.

Wikipedia: Loggia Valmarana (EN)

21. Palazzo del Capitaniato

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The palazzo del Capitaniato, also known as loggia del Capitanio or loggia Bernarda, is a palazzo in Vicenza, northern Italy, designed by Andrea Palladio in 1565 and built between 1571 and 1572. It is located on the central Piazza dei Signori, facing the Basilica Palladiana.

Wikipedia: Palazzo del Capitaniato (EN)

22. Chiesa di Santa Corona

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Santa Corona is a Gothic-style, Roman Catholic church located in Vicenza, region of Veneto, Italy. The church contains the Valmarana chapel, whose design is attributed to the Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio. Palladio himself was initially buried in this church.

Wikipedia: Santa Corona, Vicenza (EN)

23. Chiesa di Santa Caterina in Porto

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The church of Santa Caterina in Porto, also known as Santa Caterinella, is a religious building in Vicenza, located in Borgo Berga just beyond the civic number 158, rebuilt in Renaissance style in 1677 on the site where there was a previous church of 1423.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Caterina in Porto (IT)

24. Gallerie di palazzo Leoni Montanari

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The Palazzo Leoni Montanari is a late Baroque palace located in Contra’ San Corona number 25 in central Vicenza in the Veneto region of Italy. It now houses exhibition rooms, meeting places, and art collections owned by the bank Intesa Sanpaolo.

Wikipedia: Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza (EN)

25. Museo del Gioiello

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The Jewellery Museum of Vicenza is a civic museum of art and design based in Vicenza, Italy. Located in the Palladian Basilica, it is a jewelry design museum that preserves the works of jewelry artists such as James Rivière and Giò Pomodoro.

Wikipedia: Musée du bijou de Vicence (FR)

26. Oratorio delle Zitelle

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The Zitelle Oratory is an oratory built in the mid -seventeenth century for the "Pia Casa di Santa Maria delle Virgini", also called "Hospice of the Zitelle" and located in Vicenza in Contrà Santa Caterina in the Borgo Berga area.

Wikipedia: Oratorio delle Zitelle (IT)

27. Casa Cogollo

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Casa Cogollo Hans A. Rosbach / CC BY-SA 3.0

Casa Cogollo is a small palazzo in Vicenza built in 1559 and attributed to architect Andrea Palladio. Since 1994 it has formed part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto".

Wikipedia: Casa Cogollo (EN)

28. Casa Pigafetta

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Casa Pigafetta, located in Via Pigafetta in Vicenza, is a building completed in 1481, as meticulously recalled by the classical inscription engraved above the window to the right of the ground floor: MCCCCLXXXI / KL AUGUST.

Wikipedia: Casa Pigafetta (IT)

29. Museo Naturalistico Archeologico

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The naturalistic archaeological museum of Santa Corona in Vicenza, inaugurated in 1991, is located in the convent and cloisters of the former Dominican convent adjacent to the church of Santa Corona, in the historic center.

Wikipedia: Museo naturalistico archeologico (Vicenza) (IT)

30. Chiesa di Santo Stefano

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The church of Santo Stefano is a religious building in Vicenza, Italy, built in Baroque style between the late seventeenth and the first half of the eighteenth century on the site of one of the oldest chapels in the city.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santo Stefano (Vicenza) (IT)

31. Chiesa di San Filippo Neri

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San Filippo Neri, also called the Chiesa dei Filippini or San Marcello in San Filippo Neri, is a Neoclassical-style, Roman Catholic church located on Corso Palladio #35 in the city of Vicenza, region of Veneto, Italy.

Wikipedia: San Filippo Neri, Vicenza (EN)

32. Oratorio dei Boccalotti

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The Oratory of the Boccalotti is an oratory, located in Vicenza in Piazzetta San Pietro, built in the early fifteenth century, at that time annexed to the hospital of Santa Maria e dei santi Pietro e Paolo.

Wikipedia: Oratorio dei Boccalotti (IT)

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