The Villa Valmarana (also known as Valmarana Scagnolari Zen) is a Renaissance villa situated in Lisiera, a locality of Bolzano Vicentino. Designed by Andrea Palladio, it was originally built in the 1560s.

The villa was nearly totally destroyed during World War II, but has been rebuilt. Even before the war damage, the building did not closely resemble the plan which Palladio published in his I Quattro Libri dell'Architettura (The Four Books of Architecture) of 1570, possibly because Gianfrancesco Valmarana, the architect's client, died while his house was being built.



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Founded: 1560s
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Italy

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Sofia Zilio (17 months ago)
Alfredo Francesconi (2 years ago)
francesco scanagatta (2 years ago)
Le ville di Andrea Palladio rappresentano uno dei più alti raggiunti dall'architettura, il suo nome è stato utilizzato per definire uno stile architettonico. Uno stile inconfondibile, queste ville sono sempre ottimamente inserite nel paesaggio. Nei edifici vengono curati sia gli interni che gli esterni. In questa villa in particolare è stata attentamente curata nel settore delle statue. La collocazione delle statue ha la caratteristica di essere orientate verso un osservatore esterno. A questa magnificenza si contrappone lo stato di pietoso degrado in cui si trova la villa. Il parco è discretamente esteso, privo di ogni cura. Particolare incredibile, intorno alla villa non è collocato nessun cartello indicatore, anzi la colpa è circondata da cartelli indicatori di un pietoso capitello dedicato a padre Pio.
Kika (2 years ago)
Es maravillosa. Lástima que sólo se pueda ver por fuera. Debería restaurarla y abrirla al público. Me encantó el jardín de las estatuas
Giovanni Marturano (3 years ago)
da restaurare
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