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University of Padova

via 8 Febbraio, 2, 35122, Padua, Italy
+39 049 827 5111
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via 8 Febbraio, 2, 35122, Padua, Italy
+39 049 827 5111
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the city of Padova and all what I knew was its university but I was impressed by all the architecture and impressive history. A must visit for anyone travelling to north Italy!

Thank Malaka M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just walked bythe University as they have only 2 tours a day of 25 people. The tours must be booked in advance.

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had wanted to visit the university where the great Galileo lectured for some time, but, alas, what a way to do it! Padua is the second oldest university in the world (1222 I think) but I presume one of their present courses is on...More

2  Thank Ian P
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I really enjoyed our guided tour. Initially, I was surprised that this was included in our day trip to Padua but I am glad that it was. We had about an hour. It was disappointing that we could not take photos. The University is an...More

Thank J0anned568
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The tour was great, it was in both italian and english and took about 40 minutes. The rooms are amazing, the history is amazing.

Thank cristiangY472SK
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We were told only the anatomical theatre was a available but as we were paying student prices, we figured we'd do it anyway. I felt a bit sorry for those paying full price, as there's no discount if the other sections of the tour aren't...More

Thank Helen_RosemaryB
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I was really impressed by the halls! The magna hall with all his history, and then the anatomical theater. The visit takes for about 40 minutes

1  Thank terry D
Reviewed 7 October 2017

On the day that we visited, only Anatomical theater was available, but this is the main attraction. The guide made a very long Italian language introduction, and let Italians in, while making a pretty short introduction in English, and then letting us in. The theater...More

Thank ysiNovi_Mi
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is truly a hidden gem in history (as is most of Padua). A group of students and faculty from the University of Bologna started Padua University in 1222 seeking academic freedom in law and theology (i.e. freedom from the church). Soon Medicine, mathematics and...More

Thank Rowland45
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Not worth the money. I was very disappointed that you were not allowed to go up inside the anatomic theater. When I questioned why we could not go up it was explained by the guide this was because even though it had been renovated people...More

Thank carlamaxine
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