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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 

On Monday 26 April the cultural sites of Padua reopen to the public. The first to welcome visitors, on Monday 26 April, will be the Scrovegni Chapel. As always, reservations are required by phone (call center 049 20.100.20) or online (www.cappelladegliscrovegni.it).

For a few days at Palazzo della Ragione CIBA has been carrying out non-invasive investigations on the frescoed walls of the Salone di Palazzo della Ragione, a member of the Padua Urbs picta candidacy for the World Heritage List . READ MORE >>

The Extraordinary Session of the 44th Session of the World Heritage Committee will be held online from 16 to 31 July 2021. Padova Urbs picta nomination will be also examined.


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