Cappella degli Scrovegni

Church in Padova

Padova Cappella Degli Scrovegni Innen Langhaus West
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The Scrovegni Chapel or Cappella degli Scrovegni, also known as the Arena Chapel, is a small church, adjacent to the Augustinian monastery, the Monastero degli Eremitani in Padua, region of Veneto, Italy. The chapel and monastery are now part of the complex of the Museo Civico of Padua.

The chapel contains a fresco cycle by Giotto, completed about 1305 and considered to be an important masterpiece of Western art. In 2021, the chapel was declared part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the 14th-century fresco cycles comprehending 8 historical buildings in Padua city centre. Specifically the Scrovegni Chapel contains the most important frescoes that marked the beginning of a revolution in mural painting and influenced fresco technique, style, and content for a whole century.

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Visiting Cappella degli Scrovegni


9am-7pm, night ticket 7-10pm


adult/reduced €13/8, night ticket €8/6

Address: Cappella degli Scrovegni, Piazza Eremitani, Padua, Province of Padua, Italy
Duration: 30 minutes

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