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Padov 12m, capital of the province Padova at the river Bacchiglione around 30 km west of Venice. Panoramic view to the basilica of Saint Anthony in the city centre, which is one of the most famous and most visited sanctuary of Italy.
In the native language of the webcam owner
Padua 12m, Hauptstadt der Provinz Padua (Padova) am Fluss Bacchiglione rund 30 km westlich von Venedig. Blick zur Basilika des Heiligen Antonius im Stadtzentrum, eines der berühmtesten und meistbesuchten Heiligtümer Italiens.
Padua, Italy, (Latin: Patavium) is a city in the Veneto, northern Italy. It is the capital of Padova province and the economic and communications hub of the province. Padua's population is 211,985 (2004). The city is sometimes included, with Venice (Italian "Venezia"), in the Padua-Venice Metropolitan Area, population 1,600,000. Padua stands on the Bacchiglione River, and Brenta river (which once passed inside the city) still touches northern districts, 40 km west of Venice and 29km southeast of Vicenza. Its agricultural setting is the "Pianura Veneta", the "Venetian plain," To the city's south west lies the Euganaean Hills, praised by Lucan and Martial, Petrarch, Ugo Foscolo, and Shelley. The city is picturesque, with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal "piazze", and many bridges crossing the various branches of the Bacchiglione, which once surrounded the ancient walls like a moat. Padua is the setting for most of the action in Shakespeare's "The Taming of ... Read more about Padua on Wikipedia