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Piazza dei Signori, Padua

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#6 of 69 in Historic Sites in Padua
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Piazza dei Signori contains, among other attractions, the impressive facade of the Church of St. Clement from the late 12th century. Considered the most important plaza in Padua, this square hosted both the defeats and triumphs over the centuries of the city’s history. The clock tower designed by Giovanni Maria Falconetto and completed in 1532 still displays both the time and astronomical information. As the place where locals and those in the know meet up to have a drink, snack, or meal with a view, you can enjoy yourself just watching the people. Use our Padua route tool to add Piazza dei Signori and other attractions to your Padua vacation plans.
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  • A very beautiful and magnificent square dominated by the Palazzo del Capitano and its famous bell tower with the astronomical clock, the Torre dell'orologio. Around the square are beautiful arcaded...  more »
  • A large square with the 365 day a year clock with date month time in the 4 corners of the clock. Plenty of chairs and tables in the square with several cafes, ice cream , restaurants on both sides of....  more »

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