In Piazza Eremitani, in Padua, are located the Musei Civici which means Museo Archeologico and Museo d’Arte Medioevale e Moderna . The Cappella degli Scrovegni is also part of the complex.
This is definetely the ideal spot to start discovering Padua, following its Classical tour.
The Cappella degli Scrovegni is located in the historical heart of Padua and hosts Giotto’s most famous frescoes line dating back to the beginning of XIV century.
The Cappella degli Scrovegni is one of the main works of the Italian and European painting art and is considered the widest frescoes line of the tuscan Maestro.
The walls are fully covered with scenes that introduce us to the Virgin and Christ lifes, while on the counter façade appears the Last Judgment, conclusion of human salvation process.
Colour and light to represent man and God, poetry and pathos.
Humanity and faith seen through frescoes illustrating the Virgin and Christ.
Tickets must be required at least 1 hour before the visit starts.
Opening hours for Cappella degli Scrovegni
All year through from 09.00 am to 07.00 pm
Evening Visits: from March 1st, 2010 on. On Mondays, visit only on public holidays.
Last evening tour starts at 21.40 at CTA and ends at 22.20 exiting the Cappella.
20 MINUTES VISITS
Every eveing, from 19.00 to 22.00
Day visits (20 minutes) in:
From June 16 to 30
From December 16 to 31
La Cappella degli Scrovegni is closed on :
Pre-sale is compulsory. Only settlement through credit card allows to buy tickets until the day before the visit.
Any other settlement system implies that booking must be registered latest 3 working days before the visit, which excludes the booking day as well as the visit day.
Example : booking on MONDAY to ensure visit on FRIDAY.