Café El Pilar
Palazzo della Ragione
Ancient Padua can be glimpsed in elegant twin squares separated by the triple-decker Gothic Palazzo della Ragione, the city’s tribunal...
Built from a much-altered design of Michelangelo’s, the whitewashed symmetry of Padua's cathedral is a far cry from its rival in Piazza...
Palazzo del Bò
This Renaissance palazzo is the seat of Padua’s history-making university. Founded by renegade scholars from Bologna seeking greater...
Top-flight coffee is still roasted on the premises at this old-fashioned cafe, where locals pop in all day for a frothy jolt at the bar...
Osteria Dal Capo
Rub elbows with locals – literally – at tiny tables precariously piled with traditional Venetian seafood and a few inspired novelties,...
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Café El Pilar information
Crush describes the quantity of people you’ll have to beat to the bar, the technique the bartender uses, instead of the usual blender, to make signature cocktails, and that pitter-patter Padua inspires by night’s end in the piazza.