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Villa Almerico Capra detta La Rotonda

Via della Rotonda 45, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
+39 0444 321793
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Iconic building

This has been on my bucket list since sseing the film Don Giovanni, sio was very pleased to have... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Peter S
,
bonn
the temple of Man's Knowledge and Wisdom

Andrea Palladio created the temple for a Great Man " Almerico Capra...so he could meet other... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Albrigi M
,
Verona, Italy
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Via della Rotonda 45, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
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+39 0444 321793

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This has been on my bucket list since sseing the film Don Giovanni, sio was very pleased to have finally made it here. Only open 2 days a week so look up opening times before setting off and plan your parking , as the lane...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Andrea Palladio created the temple for a Great Man " Almerico Capra...so he could meet other Scholars and discuss about all the Subjects of Renaissance Culture. The temple was designed with 4 Great Colonnade Entrances open to the 4 Cardinal Points...to the Elements of Reality.....More

Thank Albrigi M
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

This is the archetypal villa that brought the idea of the Pantheon in Rome to the scale of a family home. This building influenced Thomas Jefferson when he designed Monticello, his home, and the University of Virginia library. The setting is fantastic (especially during the...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

If you are in the Veneto, this dignified building outside Vicenza is worth a visit. It is situations on a low hill that seems to continually draw gentle breezes up from the valley below, a feature that the inhabitants must have appreciated during the hot...More

1  Thank Cuyamaca
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Beautiful villa design in the countryside. Try to go on Wednesday when the interior is open for touring. Perfect quick stop for architecture buffs.

Thank rpolacek
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

After the train from Verona, finding our Hotel Cristina and having lunch, we needed some exercise. Beginning at our hotel, we walked southeast through Park Campo Marzo, then followed Viale Venezia to Palladio’s 1596 Arco delle Scalette(1.5km so far). Here we found the quiet bike...More

2  Thank Gene J
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Even if you can’t go in, drive by. This was Jefferson’s inspiration and continues to influence architects today.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The important point here is to come at a time when you can visit the interior. Those times are very limited. When we visited they were only Wednesday and Saturday. Best to check their website, as there is a closing in the middle of the...More

2  Thank LaurenStefanelli
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

After driving past this place for years, my husband and I finally stopped in to tour the interior. We were there on a Wednesday afternoon and it opened around 3pm. For 10 euros, you can explore inside the villa and its grounds. We enjoyed seeing...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

At €10 per person it is expensive considering a ticket for a similar price will get you into Teatro Olympico plus a number of other museums and palazzos in Vicenza. However it is a grand example of a Palladian Building. No photos inside is also...More

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Christine G
19 August 2017|
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Response from Nkatko | Reviewed this property |
Google maps is probably the best way to see a walking map. I don't recommend walking from Vinenza city center or even from the train station - it's a far walk from either. There is a bus which will drop you off on the main... More
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Travelthewriteway
29 August 2016|
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Response from Monte189541 | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how much you like walking you may walk the distance of about the two miles mentioned above, but if you are a family I would prefer taking a taxi to La Rotunda. Remember to see the opening hours for the inside of... More
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