Musei Civici agli Eremitani
The ground floor of this monastery houses artefacts dating from Padua’s Roman and pre-Roman past. Upstairs, a rambling but interesting...
Chiesa degli Eremitani
When a 1944 bombing raid demolished the extraordinary 1448–57 frescoes by Andrea Mantegna in the Capella Overtari in the Chiesa degli...
Cappella degli Scrovegni
Padua's version of the Sistine Chapel, the Cappella degli Scrovegni houses one of Italy's great Renaissance masterpieces – a striking...
This sprawling gay venue located about 2km east of the train station features a bar-disco, with occasional live music and drag shows,...
Pistachio macaroons, wild-berry tarts and other two-bite indulgences sweeten the expressions of traffic cops bolting espresso at the...
Via Porciglia 32 · interesting places nearby
This all-day hotspot near Piazza Eremitani is nicknamed ‘the library’ because university students practically live here, mesmerised by the orange op-art decor, seasonal pasta dishes, 15 wines by the glass, and happy-hour buffet, all at philosophy-major prices.