Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Italy  /  Veneto  /  Province of Padua  /  Padua  /  University of Padova

University of Padova, Padua

4.5
#8 of 70 in Historic Sites in Padua
University / School · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Create an itinerary including University of Padova
At University of Padova, which dates back to 1222, you'll see the first permanent anatomical theater, as well as the classroom where Galileo Galilei lectured. The university is built around an ancient courtyard, recently restored to bring the historical frescoes back to their original vibrancy. Take the guided tour to get a sense of the site's rich history. A visit to University of Padova represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Padua trip planner to plot your vacation.
Create a full itinerary - for free!

University of Padova reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
728 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • I am very impressed by the artwork, artictecture and infrastructure of Padova University. Located just within the old town, it is easy to locate and it has majestic lecture hall and meeting hall too.....  more
    I am very impressed by the artwork, artictecture and infrastructure of Padova University. Located just within the old town, it is easy to locate and it has majestic lecture hall and meeting hall too.....  more »
  • We took the one-hour tour of this, the second oldest university in Europe. Led by a student volunteer, we were shown lecture rooms, the medical theatre, and saw the podium used when he was a member.....  more
    We took the one-hour tour of this, the second oldest university in Europe. Led by a student volunteer, we were shown lecture rooms, the medical theatre, and saw the podium used when he was a member.....  more »
Google
  • One of the very best Italian university...Here nature is well preserved and serenity Is everywhere
  • Loving it more and more as days goes by...

Plan your trip to Padua

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.