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Framing Palladio: Villa La Rotonda

Framing Palladio: Villa La Rotonda | Italia Mia |

Of all the iconic buildings, churches, residences and monuments across the Veneto region of northeastern Italy that bear the imprint of Renaissance master builder Andrea Palladio, there is but one that fully encapsulates his vision of an architectural design and associated lifestyle: Villa Almerico Capra, better known as La Rotonda (The Rotunda).

Considered Palladio’s capolavoro (masterpiece), La Rotonda, a UNESCO World Heritage site, stands proudly atop Collina San Sebastiano, a small, terraced hill on the outskirts of Vicenza along the Riviera Berica. [...]

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