Scrovegni Chapel, Padua

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In the historic city of Padua, the 14th-century Scrovegni Chapel features one of the most important works of western art in Italy, the fresco cycle by Giotto. Covering the interior walls of the church, Giotto's frescoes narrate the lives of the Virgin Mary and Jesus. Wander through the church to admire the intricate detail of the frescoes, while your guide reveals details of the site's history. Book your tour online in advance; a limited number of people are admitted each day. Work out when and for how long to visit Scrovegni Chapel and other Padua attractions using our handy Padua trip itinerary maker app .
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  • Spectacular! Paintings of an incomparable beauty. A masterpiece of art that leaves breathless with details so real that it seems to touch them! Not to be missed! Visit highly recommended!
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  • As everyone knows: go to Padua without seeing this gem is like going to Rome and overlook the ... Colosseum. To visit please follow the suggested procedure: take a ticket from the site of the Chapel (preferably the Padova Card)-no brainer for those little computer scientist! Show up at least 15 minutes before to be stationed in the room of "compensation" and then open your eyes wide in wonder
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  • After years in Padua, too shy a little, but it's the first time. Only, Giotto takes your breath away. I highly recommend you book in advance.
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  • Emasing painting, quite good organization, BUT keep in mind: Padova and expeciall the Chanel is highly frequented by turists. You have to think on it in Time, and book your ticket before the visit!!!🚩🚩🚩. It U do not so, you might be unlucky. Highly rekommended, it is a must
  • Just be warned that you need to buy tickets beforehand and the entry times fill up quickly. So if you know you are going, get online and do it!
  • Amazing monument to visit, fully painted by Giotto. The time to visit it is strict (you have exactly 15 mins, with another 15 seeing a mandatory video previously), and it isn't cheap. You totally should visit it anyway, as it is by far the most interesting thing to see in Padova. Incredible experience.
  • Amazing chapel, well worth the ticket! Plan some extra time to visit the huge museum afterwards.
  • Beautiful art work ! must see, but go early and figure out all the details so not to expect much help from the people running it!! You maybe lucky and end up with one of the very few friendly helpful people that work their. Beware of the man at the cloak table and the man that takes your money at the gift store. I will never go back to this little village again. They have very much religious art work but as far as living what Jesus taught dont count on finding it their. Very Bad experience ! Some of the woman were extremely nice but the rude and lack of hospitality over shadowed the ugly, rude people that were running this beautiful chapel of art work. Very odd
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