Vicenza's Olympic Theatre

Highly recommended
This splendid theatre, entirely in wood and stucco, was designed in 1580 by Andrea Palladio on the model of old theatres. However on his death, Vincenzo Scamozzi took over the project's management. A magnificent colonnade whose balustrade has statues surmounts the hemicycle of seats. With niches, columns, statues that are superimposed and reveal the stunning perspectives in trompe-l'oeil fashion designed by Scamozzi, the setting is wonderful.

Useful information

Address:

Piazza Matteotti, 36100 Vicenza

Phone:

+39 0444 964380

Price:

11 €

Opening hours

Jul-mid Sep: 10am‑6pm; rest of year: 9am‑5pm - closed Mon

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