Take a look at Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza, a Palladian masterpiece to be put among the things to see before you die, but also among the Wonders of the World. No, I’m not kidding.
With this entry, I will guide you through the streets of Vicenza city centre, a marvel full of Renaissance buildings and palazzi in North-Eastern Italy.
Italy is often depicted as an ambiguous country and Vicenza is obviously no different. As we often say in here, “it has multiple lives as the cats” and polar opposite characteristics coexist without too much of a hassle.With this series of posts about Vicenza, I will try to underline the city’s “split personality”, by identifying the major paradoxes you can find in its layered territory.
Discover with me and with the help of a Roman seagull ( yes, really) the soul of this incredible city. Let’s tour the Italian capital keeping in mind these four specific keywords.
There’s no doubt, St. Mark’s square in Venice will always be crowded with tourists. Even if there are ‘perils’ like high tides, floods and boardwalks to face, they will never back off and this will remain one of most visited places in the world. Don’t be prejudiced, St. Mark’s square is neither overrated nor a trap. With this series of posts about “St. Mark’s square under a different perspective”, learn with me how to discover it with new eyes.