Villa Badoer was designed in 1556 by Andrea Palladio for the Venetian noble Francesco Badoer, and built between 1557 and 1563, on the site of a medieval castle which guarded a bridge across a navigable canal. This was the first time Palladio used his fully developed temple pediment in the facade of a villa.

Villa Badoer has been part since 1996 of the UNESCO World Heritage Site 'City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto'. The building is open to the public and one of the wings houses the National archeological museum of Fratta Polesine, opened in 2009.

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Founded: 1556-1563
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Italy

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Denis Fantini (19 months ago)
Villa Badoer, detta La Badoera, costruita tra il 1555 ed il 1557 è una delle più prestigiose del Veneto. Il progetto e la realizzazione furono affidati da Francesco Badoer ad Andrea Palladio. La villa spicca per la dominanza visiva sul paesaggio circostante, in quanto sopraelevata rispetto al piano di campagna ed è costituita da un corpo centrale, destinato a residenza dei nobili proprietari, cui sono annesse due barchesse, che chiudono a semicerchio il prato antistante. La villa è uno dei gioielli italiani del patrimonio UNESCO.
giulia migliorati (19 months ago)
Bellissima villa merita! Noi abbiamo fatto la visita anche all'interno. Per chi è studente ha le agevolazioni. Prima di entrare per non rovinare il pavimento vi forniscono di un paio di ciabatte grandi che si inseriscono sopra la scarpa. Ben tenuta. Valorizziamo le nostre ville:)!
Sara Zorzan (20 months ago)
Splendida Villa Palladiana del 1550, con annesso piccolo ma fornito museo della civilità dell'età del Bronzo (circa 1300 a.c.) a piano terra e riproduzione necropoli al piano primo, tutti ritrovamenti locali. Il tutto inserito nella splendida cornice del territorio di Fratta Polesine. Da visitare anche il centro storico. Ideale per un pomeriggio culturale, anche con bambini della Primaria.
Gaetan CHARTON (2 years ago)
Perfect
Michele Bonometti (5 years ago)
villa palladiana
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