Example sentences for: palladio

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  • At the center, Piazza dei Signori is graced by Palladio’s first public work, the Basilica Palladina (1549), not a church at all, but the old Roman concept of a gathering place for the lawcourts and assemby hall of the Gothic Palazzo della Ragione that it encases with a colonnade and loggia.

  • Across the piazza in a little garden, the audacious Teatro Olimpico is Palladio’s last work (completed by his protoge Vincenzo Scamozzi in 1584).

  • Take route N 247 to Monte Berico and Palladio’s most celebrated building, the hilltop Villa Rotonda, considered one of the most perfect buildings ever constructed and Palladio’s finest.

  • First stop, off a side road to Fusina, is Palladio’s La Malcontenta (1571), to which a too-flighty Venetian countess was sent to pine, malcontentedly, in exquisite isolation on the canal.

  • The 16th-century Rialto Bridge is one of Venice’s architectural icons, designed by ­Antonio da Ponte for a competition entered by Michelangelo, Palladio, and Sansovino — it’s still one of the liveliest spots in town.


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