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Villa la Rotonda, Vicenza
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Villa la Rotonda, a Renaissance villa outside of Vienza, dates back 500 years. Goethe praised it, saying that architectural art had perhaps never before reached such a level of magnificence. Designed by Andrea Palladio for Bishop Paolo Almerica, the villa went through the hands of the Capra family before being opened to the public in 1986 by the current owners, the family of Count Valmarana. That family currently lives here. Marketing events, special dinners, and cultural happenings take place at this attraction. Note that no photography is allowed, not even without flash. Put Villa la Rotonda into our Vicenza vacation trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Vicenza.
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  • We stayed at this wonderful venue last month. The setting is permeatop of culture (veneta). The visit was very interesting also for my children, very interested in history. Good to excellent management
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  • In this period the villa can be seen only from the outside and visit the garden. Beautiful Palladian villa but disappointing on grounds, okay it's winter but I think even in the spring or summer nn change much because nn there are hedges or bushes but only of rose bushes, lawn tired. If fix better the garden even more the beauty of villa was displayed prominently.
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  • This villa is a masterpiece by Andrea Palladio emblem of the city together with the Basilica Palladiana. Posted by Unesco as a world heritage site. A must see!
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  • One of Palladio's masterpieces. It can be viewed from the main road but you really need to go to the side street and buy a ticket to view the grandeur of the inside.
  • A great place with a restrictive price-policy. It's a shame that children of all ages have to pay the same price as an adult. Totally family-unfriendly.
  • Palladio master piece with gorgeous Tiepolo frescoes. Double-check the opening hours to make sure to get in!
  • Capolavoro palladiano da non perdere
  • I visited the villa in late August and architecturally it's glorious. Pity the rest face acqua....il ticket price is really exaggerated (€ 10) for what is offered. In fact there are valid benefits (tablet/headsets/adequate lighting ...) to understand the works. It is only open on the first floor of the villa and the rest can only guess vaguely. The garden is not maintained and the part of farmhouses, fair as the villa, shows signs of a local bar in total abandonment, although perhaps it would be very useful, especially for visitors who could end the visit with a coffee, a drink or a sandwich. I was very disappointed by how it is managed such a capital. Cristina
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