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"Giotto’s Scrovegni Chapel and Padua’s fourteenth-century fresco cycles" - UNESCO World Heritage

Scrovegni Chapel

Padua

Scrovegni Chapel

The Scrovegni Chapel houses one of the most outstanding masterpieces of figurative art of all time, the complete fresco cycle created by Giotto

Church of the Eremitani

Padua

Church of the Eremitani

The church, partially destroyed in 1944, preserves the remains of the splendid frescoes painted by Guariento and Andrea Mantegna

Palazzo della Ragione

Padua

Palazzo della Ragione

A true miracle of architectural audacity and an impressive collection of fourteenth-century mural paintings, the only secular and civil commission executed by Giotto in Padua

Cathedral Baptistery

Padua

Cathedral Baptistery

The masterwork by Giusto de' Menabuoi, the frescoes are inspired by scenes from the Old and New Testaments, which culminates in the splendid image of Christ in Paradise

Chapel of the Palazzo Carrarese

Padua

Chapel of the Palazzo Carrarese

The Chapel with its frescoes painted by Guariento is a fantastic testimony of the splendor of what used to be the Carrara Palace

Oratory of Saint Michael

Padua

Oratory of Saint Michael

A historical church decorated by Jacopo da Verona with frescoes inspired by the Gospels, episodes from daily life, and portraits of leading figures of fourteenth-century Padua

Oratory of Saint George

Padua

Oratory of Saint George

An aristocratic family mausoleum decorated by Altichiero da Zevio with frescoes depicting scenes from the Life of Christ and of Saint George

Basilica of Saint Anthony

Padua

Basilica of Saint Anthony

One of the most famous and visited sanctuaries in the world and a testament of art decorated by Giotto, Giusto de' Menabuoi, Altichiero da Zevio, and Jacopo Avanzi