Saturday, May 2, 2009

Basilica Palladiana, Vicenza, Italy

Italy-23, originally uploaded by Abhishek's Received Postcards.

The Basilica Palladiana is a Renaissance building in the central Piazza dei Signori in Vicenza, north-eastern Italy. The most notable feature of the edifice is the loggia, which shows one of the first examples of the what came to be known as the Palladian window, designed by a young Andrea Palladio, whose work in architecture was to have a significant effect on the field during the Renaissance and later periods.


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