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2 Notable Architectures to explore in Veneto


The area was a part of the Roman Empire until the 5th century AD. Although being a heavily industrialised region, tourism is one of its main economic resources; one-fifth of Italy's foreign tourism gravitates towards Veneto, which is the first region in Italy in terms of tourist presence, attracting over 60 million visitors every year, second after Emilia-Romagna in terms of hotel industry structures.

Villa Foscari
Villa FoscariVia dei Turisti, 9, 30034 Mira VE, Italy

A majestic villa which was Situated along the banks of the Brenta River near the town of Malcontenta. It is a fine example of a unified work of architecture, in which all the parts are harmoniously organized and related to each other, and yet they vary in ways that intensify the building's connection to the larger landscape. More than a villa used for farming purposes, this was a suburban residence that could easily be reached by boat from the center of Venice.

Villa la Rotonda
Villa la RotondaVia della Rotonda, 45, 36100 Vicenza VI, Italy

Villa la Rotonda is a Venetian villa in the central plant located near the city of Vicenza, set back from the Riviera Berica road. Built by Paolo Almerico, who commissioned it to Andrea Palladio in 1566-1567, it was completed by Vincenzo Scamozzi in 1605 for the two Capra brothers, who had acquired the building in 1591. The Rotonda, as it became known later, is one of the most famous and imitated buildings in the history of modern architecture

Map of Notable Architectures to explore in Veneto