A report on Vicenza, Andrea Palladio and Veneto
It is in the Veneto region at the northern base of the Monte Berico, where it straddles the Bacchiglione River.- Vicenza
The city of Vicenza, with its 23 buildings designed by Palladio, and 24 Palladian villas of the Veneto are listed by UNESCO as part of a World Heritage Site named City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto.- Andrea Palladio
The 16th century was the time of Andrea Palladio, who left many outstanding examples of his art with palaces and villas in the city's territory, which before Palladio's passage, was arguably the most downtrodden and esthetically lacking city of the Veneto.- Vicenza
Este, Padua, Oderzo, Adria, Vicenza, Verona, and Altino became centres of Venetic culture.- Veneto
Villa Barbaro (begun 1557) at Maser was an imposing suburban villa, built for the brothers Marcantonio and Daniele Barbaro, who were respectively occupied with politics and religious affairs in the Veneto, or Venice region.- Andrea Palladio
He decorated large portions of the Palazzo Ducale and the decoration of many villas Palladian, including Villa Barbaro.- Veneto
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Padua (Padova ; Pàdova) is a city and comune in Veneto, northern Italy.
Padua stands on the Bacchiglione River, 40 km west of Venice and 29 km southeast of Vicenza.
Villa Contarini, at Piazzola sul Brenta, built in 1546 by Palladio and enlarged in the following centuries, is the most important.
Palladian villas of the Veneto0 links
The Palladian villas of the Veneto are villas designed by Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, all of whose buildings were erected in the Veneto, the mainland region of north-eastern Italy then under the political control of the Venetian Republic.
In most cases the owners named their palazzi and ville with the family surname, hence there is both a Palazzo Chiericati in Vicenza and a Villa Chiericati in the countryside, similarly there is a Ca' Foscari in Venice and a Villa Foscari in the countryside.
Bassano del Grappa0 links
Bassano del Grappa (Basan or Bassan, ) is a city and comune, in the Vicenza province, in the region of Veneto, in northern Italy.
In 1175 Bassano was conquered by Vicenza, but the city maintained a semi-autonomous status as a free comune in the 13th century also, when it was home to the family of the Ezzelini, who first unified the various territories of Veneto.
The symbol of the town is the covered Ponte Vecchio, which was designed by the architect Andrea Palladio in 1569.
Villa Gazzotti Grimani0 links
The Villa Gazzotti Grimani (1542) is a Renaissance villa, an early work of architect Andrea Palladio, located in the village of Bertesina, near Vicenza in the Veneto region of northern Italy.