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Places to visit
Known above all as Saint Antonio's city, Padova is actually one of the greatest art cities in Italy, with a large and well preserved historic centre, surrounded by ancient walls and gateways. It is full of picturesque and lively squares and characteristic arcades under which you can take pleasant walks even on rainy days.
Not to miss: the Scrovegni Chapel with its wonderful Giotto frescoes, the Saint Antonio Basilica, old University, the Palazzo della Ragione, the Botanical Garden, the Town Museum. Padova also has a number of less renowned civic and religious buildings which are nonetheless well worth visiting.
On the outskirts of the city are the colli Euganei Park and the famous Abano e Montegrotto spa centres, served by a number of buses. The Ville Venete on the Brenta Riviera can be reached by ferry.
Padova is also a good base for visiting the cities of Venice, Verona, Vicenza, Treviso and Ferrara.

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