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Padova Urbs picta. Giotto’s Scrovegni Chapel and Padua’s fourteenth-century fresco cycles

This is the Italian Nomination to the World Heritage List for 2020 Committee !!!

The ‘Padova Urbs picta’ nomination is an ambitious project that brings together a unique body of work: fresco cycles painted in different secular and religious buildings throughout the city by various artists over the century or so after Giotto had painted his innovative Scrovegni Chapel frescoes, his undoubted masterpiece in this medium.

News from Padova Urbs picta 

Between 27 and 29 October in the area of ​​the Roman amphitheater that houses the Scrovegni Chapel, an exceptional experiment was carried out with a new sophisticated non-invasive technology.



The World Heritage Committee decided to hold an extended 44th session in June/July 2021 in Fuzhou, China, where #PadovaUrbspicta nomination will be also examined



In compliance with Italian Government decision – DPCM – due to Covid19 pandemic, all the places in the candidacy of Padova Urbs picta, except Basilica del Santo, will be closed to the public from 5th of November to 3rd of December 2020.


Padova Urbs picta in Music with Lilium Sound Art

Contacts – Info

Comune di Padova – Settore Cultura, Turismo, Musei e Biblioteche
  • Via Porciglia 35 – Padova
  • +39 049 820 4513
  • musei@comune.padova.it
, candidatura@padovaurbspicta.org