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A city of water

Padua, October 2019

Padua is well known for its columns and Antonio Palladio, its churches and Saint Ahntony of Padua, and its university and Galileo Galilei.

It is also a city of water, though. It sits on the river Bacchiglione, 40km west of Venice, a river that once acted as a moat, circling the old city’s walls. The waterways are still there and well worth a stroll, to view the palatial buildings that the waterways attracted.


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Copyright Debbie Smyth, 16 December 2019

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