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Scrovegni Chapel (Cappella degli Scrovegni)

Scrovegni Chapel in PaduaFrom the simple exterior walls, it's impossible to imagine the powerful frescoes of inside. Please don't miss!

Scrovegni Chapel in PaduaPlease feel the real art opera and emotional experience.

If you visit Padua, here is a must see place. The murals inside filled with frescoes by Giotto are very famous in the world.
Padova Card's discount will be applied on.

The Chapel was completed in 1305 by Enrico Scrovegni, a banker (usury) at that time. It's said that this chapel was dedicated to his father. (As an expiation of his usury activities and used earned money).

Inside, you would be overwhelmed by the special "Blue" (it's hard to describe this beautiful clear but deep blue tone). Each fresco has a story like "Last Judgement", "Life of Mary" and "Life of Christ", and the allegory of "Virtue" and "Corruption". Since it's not so large inside that you feel be surrounded by overlooking frescoes, it's very emotional experience. Even if with the technology of modern painting, it's impossible to reconstruct all fresco like originals. The entire interior is not dried up yet so it's taken a lot of attention to control humidity and temperature of inside.

Therefore admission limit is only 25 people. Before visiting, you have to wait outside seeing the 15-minutes video guide. Then you go inside the chapel solemnly.

Giotto's masterpiece. Anyway a must!
It's obligated to book at least 3 days before.


Scrovegni Chapel (Cappella degli Scrovegni)

Address Piazza Eremitani, 8-35121 Padova, Italy
Opening 9:00-19:00 / 19:00-22:00
Phone 049.82045450
price 12 euros (Including a Admission of City Museum, Palazzo Zuckermann)
Padova Card's discount will be applied on.
Book site
The credit card reservations are required
Booking center 049.201.0020
Credit card information, address, phone number is required.
  • Ticket reservations must receive at least one hour prior to admission.
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