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City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto

UNESCO World Heritage Site
City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Architect Andrea Palladio
Type Cultural
Criteria i, ii
Reference 712
UNESCO region Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 1994 (18th Session)
Extensions 1996
File:Villa Rotonda side.jpg
Villa Capra "La Rotonda" in Vicenza. One of Palladio's most influential designs
File:Villa godi valmarana front.jpg
Villa Godi in Lugo Vicentino. An early work notable for lack of external decoration

City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto is a World Heritage Site in Italy, which protects buildings by the architect Andrea Palladio.

UNESCO inscribed the site on the World Heritage List in 1994.[1] At first the site was called "Vicenza, City of Palladio" and only buildings in the immediate area of Vicenza were included. Various types of buildings were represented in the original site, which included the Basilica Palladiana, Teatro Olimpico and palazzi in the city itself, along with a few villas in the vicinity. However, most of Palladio's surviving villas lay outside the site. In 1996 the site was expanded. Its present name reflects the fact that it includes all the Palladian Villas of the Veneto.

There is another important group of urban buildings by Palladio in Venice, a city which also has World Heritage Site status. Venice has notable examples of ecclesiastical architecture by Palladio, including the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore. City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto also has some examples of ecclesiastical architecture, including the relatively small church at Maser.[2]

List of villas

The World Heritage site includes the following villas:

# Name Location Province Coordinates
712-001 City of Vicenza including 23 buildings by Palladio Vicenza Vicenza 32|57|N|11|32|58|E|type:city_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=City of Vicenza

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712-002 Villa Trissino Cricoli, Vicenza Vicenza 33|55|N|11|32|49|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=Villa Trissino

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712-003 Villa Gazzotti Grimani Bertesina, Vicenza Vicenza 33|13|N|11|34|30|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=Villa Gazzotti

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712-004 Villa Almerico Capra, «La Rotonda» Vicenza Vicenza 31|54|N|11|33|36|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=Villa Almerico Capra

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712-005 Villa Angarano Bassano del Grappa Vicenza 46|50|N|11|43|25|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=Villa Angarano

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712-006 Villa Caldogno Caldogno Vicenza 36|26|N|11|30|24|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=Villa Caldogno

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712-007 Villa Chiericati Grumolo delle Abbadesse Vicenza 30|16|N|11|39|12|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=

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712-008 Villa Forni Cerato Montecchio Precalcino Vicenza 39|11|N|11|33|40|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=

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712-009 Villa Godi Lonedo di Lugo Vicentino Vicenza 44|44|N|11|31|43|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=

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712-010 Villa Pisani Bagnolo di Lonigo Vicenza 21|31|N|11|22|10|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=

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712-011 Villa Poiana Poiana Maggiore Vicenza 16|54|N|11|30|03|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=

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712-012 Villa Saraceno Agugliaro Vicenza 18|38|N|11|35|12|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=Villa Saraceno

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712-013 Villa Thiene Quinto Vicentino Vicenza 34|22|N|11|37|47|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=Villa Thiene

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712-014 Villa Trissino Sarego Vicenza 25|42|N|11|24|49|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=Villa Trissino

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712-015 Villa Valmarana Bolzano Vicentino Vicenza 35|01|N|11|36|41|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=Villa Valmarana

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712-016 Villa Valmarana Monticello Conte Otto Vicenza 34|58|N|11|35|40|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=Villa Valmarana

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712-017 Villa Badoer, «La Badoera» Fratta Polesine Rovigo 01|48|N|11|38|46|E|type:landmark_region:IT-RO_source:eswiki name=Villa Badoer

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712-018 Villa Barbaro Maser Treviso 48|20|N|11|58|48|E|type:landmark_region:IT-TV_source:eswiki name=Villa Barbaro

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712-019 Villa Emo Vedelago Treviso 42|43|N|11|59|23|E|type:landmark_region:IT-TV_source:eswiki name=Villa Emo

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712-020 Villa Zeno Cessalto Treviso 42|11|N|12|38|20|E|type:landmark_region:IT-TV_source:eswiki name=Villa Zeno

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712-021 Villa Foscari, «La Malcontenta» Mira Venice 26|07|N|12|12|01|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VE_source:eswiki name=Villa Foscari

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712-022 Villa Pisani Montagnana Padua 13|37|N|11|28|07|E|type:landmark_region:IT-PD_source:eswiki name=Villa Pisani

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712-023 Villa Cornaro Piombino Dese Padua 36|14|N|11|59|57|E|type:landmark_region:IT-PD_source:eswiki name=Villa Cornaro

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712-024 Villa Serego San Pietro in Cariano Verona 29|58|N|10|55|32|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VR_source:eswiki name=Villa Serego

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712-025 Villa Piovene Lugo Vicentino Vicenza 44|48|N|11|31|36|E|type:landmark_region:IT-VI_source:eswiki name=Villa Piovene

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