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Scoletta del Santo
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Scoletta del Santo which includes religious aspects, art and interior views
Overlooking the Sant’Antonio di Padova Basilica, this Christian brotherhood meeting place has a magnificent gold interior showcasing Titian’s painted masterpieces.

The Scoletta del Santo is part of the Sant’Antonio di Padova Basilica complex. Dating back to the 15th century, it contains an array of chambers opulently decorated with gold-leaf fixtures and frescoes depicting religious scenes. Follow in the footsteps of the brotherhood who met to discuss ecclesiastical topics in medieval Padova.  

Admire the elegant brick construction style of the school’s façade. Enter and pick up a brochure from the information centre to learn about the context behind the various works of art and religious halls. Guided tours of the complex lasting about 90 minutes are available. Chat with the friendly docents for intriguing tales about the confraternity, a Christian brotherhood that sprung up a few years after the death of St. Anthony. 

Inspect the excellent fresco of Madonna con il Bimbo by Padovanino and the wooden statue of the Immaculate Conception. The building’s highlight is the Priory Room, with its spectacular 16th-century cycle of 15 frescoes by several famous artists. Note that a young Venetian artist called Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) made his name contributing to this room, before going on to have an illustrious career.

Marvel at Titian’s trilogy of miracle-related paintings, made up of the Miracle of the Newborn, the Miracle of the Healed Foot and the Miracle of the Jealous Husband.  This last painting portrays an angry man stabbing his wife.

There is a fee to enter the church, which is open daily from morning until evening. It closes for a break at lunchtime. 

The Scoletta del Santo stands between the Sant’Antonio di Padova Basilica and the Università degli Studi di Padova Botanical Garden in the southern part of central Padova. Take the bus to a nearby stop or hop on the tram to the Santo station. While you’re in the area, see the Abbey of Santa Giustina and the Loggia e Odeo Cornaro.

Overlooking the Sant’Antonio di Padova Basilica, this Christian brotherhood meeting place has a magnificent gold interior showcasing Titian’s painted masterpieces.

The Scoletta del Santo is part of the Sant’Antonio di Padova Basilica complex. Dating back to the 15th century, it contains an array of chambers opulently decorated with gold-leaf fixtures and frescoes depicting religious scenes. Follow in the footsteps of the brotherhood who met to discuss ecclesiastical topics in medieval Padova.

Admire the elegant brick construction style of the school’s façade. Enter and pick up a brochure from the information center to learn about the context behind the various works of art and religious halls. Guided tours of the complex lasting about 90 minutes are available. Chat with the friendly docents for intriguing tales about the confraternity, a Christian brotherhood that sprung up a few years after the death of St. Anthony.

Inspect the excellent fresco of Madonna con il Bimbo by Padovanino and the wooden statue of the Immaculate Conception. The building’s highlight is the Priory Room, with its spectacular 16th-century cycle of 15 frescoes by several famous artists. Note that a young Venetian artist called Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) made his name contributing to this room, before going on to have an illustrious career.

Marvel at Titian’s trilogy of miracle-related paintings, made up of the Miracle of the Newborn, the Miracle of the Healed Foot and the Miracle of the Jealous Husband. This last painting portrays an angry man stabbing his wife.

There is a fee to enter the church, which is open daily from morning until evening. It closes for a break at lunchtime.

The Scoletta del Santo stands between the Sant’Antonio di Padova Basilica and the Università degli Studi di Padova Botanical Garden in the southern part of central Padova. Take the bus to a nearby stop or hop on the tram to the Santo station. While you’re in the area, see the Abbey of Santa Giustina and the Loggia e Odeo Cornaro.

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Hotel Al Santo
Hotel Al Santo
3 out of 5
Via del Santo, 147, Padova, PD
The price is NZ$119 per night from 21 Jun. to 21 Jun.
Located in City Center Padova, this hotel is steps away from Museo Antoniano and Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua. Hospital of Padova and Scrovegni Chapel ...
4.3/5Excellent! (316 reviews)
Great place, great location, great food.
"We were really surprised to find such a good hotel with a great restaurant included. Normally we would not think of a hotel restaurant, but we ate their the first night for convenience, and then made a point of eating there the next. Not flash, just good. We will definitely try to book here ..."

Reviewed on 20 Sep. 2020

Hotel Al Santo
Methis Hotel & Spa
Methis Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Riviera Paleocapa 70, Padova, PD
The price is NZ$173 per night from 20 Jun. to 20 Jun.
Located in City Center Padova, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Padua Cathedral and University of Padova. Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua and ...
4.1/5Very Good! (268 reviews)
Great value in historic center of Prato
"Beautiful property in the middle of town. FRiendly host, great interiors and beautiful garden fir breakfast. Furnishing are in very goody taste. Place is super clean. Use of kitchen is great."

Reviewed on 6 Nov. 2019

Methis Hotel & Spa
Best Western Plus Hotel Galileo Padova
Best Western Plus Hotel Galileo Padova
4 out of 5
Via Venezia 30, Padova, PD
The price is NZ$126 per night from 20 Jun. to 20 Jun.
Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Padova Fiere, Hospital of Padova and Scrovegni Chapel. Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua ...
4.3/5Excellent! (792 reviews)
"This is an inexpensive and out-of-the way apartment. The gym is thinly equipped with strange machines to use and only a random collection of light dumbells. There seems little capacity or willingness to fix things. I reported a recurrent noise in the room next to mine that woke me up repeatedly in ..."

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

Best Western Plus Hotel Galileo Padova
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Hotel Casa del Pellegrino
Hotel Casa del Pellegrino
3 out of 5
Via Melchiorre Cesarotti 21, Padova, PD
The price is NZ$90 per night from 20 Jun. to 20 Jun.
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Methis Hotel & Spa
Methis Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Riviera Paleocapa 70, Padova, PD
The price is NZ$173 per night from 20 Jun. to 20 Jun.
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Best Western Plus Hotel Galileo Padova
Best Western Plus Hotel Galileo Padova
4 out of 5
Via Venezia 30, Padova, PD
The price is NZ$126 per night from 20 Jun. to 20 Jun.
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Hotel Al Santo
Hotel Al Santo
3 out of 5
Via del Santo, 147, Padova, PD
The price is NZ$119 per night from 21 Jun. to 21 Jun.
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3 out of 5
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The price is NZ$110 per night from 20 Jun. to 20 Jun.
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Majestic Toscanelli
Majestic Toscanelli
4 out of 5
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The price is NZ$155 per night from 20 Jun. to 20 Jun.
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Hotel Canton dell Orto
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The price is NZ$102 per night from 24 Jun. to 24 Jun.
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NH Padova
4 out of 5
Via N. Tommaseo, 61, Padova, PD
The price is NZ$130 per night from 17 Jul. to 17 Jul.
NH Padova
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.