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University of Padova, Padua

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At University of Padova, which dates back to 1222, you'll see the first permanent anatomical theater, as well as the classroom where Galileo Galilei lectured. The university is built around an ancient courtyard, recently restored to bring the historical frescoes back to their original vibrancy. Take the guided tour to get a sense of the site's rich history. By using our Padua trip builder, you can arrange your visit to University of Padova and other attractions in Padua.
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  • The Bo (so they call the building where is located the rectorship of the University) is a building you want to summarize and represent the weight of a very long tradition. In my opinion it does well, receiving tourists, students and scholars by providing everyone with what they need: historical research offices, classrooms, the open spaces in the courts ... All at a very high level of professionalism. Who says universities in Italy is an institution not adequate distance from here to understand how vice versa there are institutions and people representing with great dignity!
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  • Whole city and university has lots of historic buildings. Padua is a pedesterian and bike city. University building is amazing.its name is Palazzo del bo  more »
  • A place for those who like a lot of history, because there I met where Galileo taught and we could see also the coats hanging everywhere from ceilings and walls, braões those who represent the families queali studied.
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  • Beautiful place. A must to visit. Even only patio is worth seeing.
  • Amazing to learn that this is practically wear modern medicine started, take the time for the university tour, they have a great guided tour (and you can only get in like this), definitely worth the time and it's only 5 euros.
  • Beautiful building to visit, it's not open often but you should check the times of the tour that takes you around the main rooms including teatro anatomico
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  • A serious and challenging University, where to bring home a good result you have to sweat it out fixed. Old and decaying structures there are the framework. But basically you go to school to learn, not to the pacha or critics of mattresses, then 5 stars is the minimum. To all those who criticize I would highly recommend her to go a couple of years in military or working to keep studying, they will see that then appreciate what is on offer will be easier. Universitario is the new kept studenting
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