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Giotto’s Scrovegni Chapel

Giotto’s Scrovegni Chapel – Venice sightseeing highlights

One of the most important sightseeing highlights in all of Italy is the Scrovegni Chapel. Located in Padua, it is a short day trip from Venice. Housed inside the chapel is Giotto’s Last Judgement frescoes.

A trip to Padua from Venice is worth the visit. Padua is a beautiful town located in the northern Italian region of Veneto.  Padua is also famous for the Bo University. Donatello’s bronze equestrian in Piazza del Santo is also a popular sightseeing highlight in Padua. The main square with all the statues is also a crowd pleaser.

Giotto painted the frescoes in 1303. Giotto’s Scrovegni Chapel work innovates the painting style of the day.  It demonstrates the transition to the humanist style and the Renaissance.  Giotto’s innovative styles took a step forward transforming art from the Dark Ages to the Renaissance.

Watch the video below for more information about Giotto’s Scrovegni Chapel.

Video of Giotto’s Scrovegni Chapel in Padua

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