La Rotonda

sights / Architecture

La Rotonda information

Location
Vicenza , Italy
Address
Via della Rotonda 45
Telephone
+390 49 879 13 80
More information
www.villalarotonda.it
Prices
villa/gardens €10/5
Opening hours
gardens 10am-noon & 3-6pm Tue-Sun mid-Mar–mid-Nov, to 5pm mid-Nov–mid-Mar, villa open Wed & Sat only
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No matter how you look at it, this villa is a show-stopper: the namesake dome caps a square base, with identical colonnaded facades on all four sides. This is one of Palladio’s most admired creations, inspiring variations across Europe and the USA, including Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.