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This is worth adding on to the museum visit, the walk up to the temple, while a little steep only takes ten minutes and highlights the size of the temple, as from a distance while it is presented as a gem in the crown of...More
2 minutes up the hill from the museum is this monument designed by Canova and hosting his tomb.
Combining Greek, Roman, and Christian themes it exemplifies Canova's Neo-classicism.
Definitely worth a visit.
Situated on a hillside in Possagno the Tempio is both a monument to Antonio Canova's exceptional talent as well as his last resting place. The view of the surrounding countryside is beautiful. Be sure to combine this with a visit to the even more spectacular...More
italy is full of lot of beuties and this everybody knows. what most people don't know is that every small place has its own gold thing....possagno....what will you say about a place called possagno?....nothing....but when you are there it seems you lost the paradise since...More
This vast classical-style mausoleum has at its heart the tomb of Antonio Canova. Built on a hill above Possagno, it commands stunning views of the countryside, especially from the top of the long flight of steps. The interior is beautifully proportioned and serene. The sculptor...More
What a surprise to find this basilica in the middle of a tiny town! An absolute delight built in the style of the Parthenon with a wonderful ceiling. It was prepared for a wedding that day so we were lucky to be able to go...More
It' placed on a upward position that dominate a beautiful landscape. There are masterpiecesa by Canova, Luca Giordano, Bartolomeo Ferrari (Pietas), Palma il Giovane (Jesus in the orchard), Andrea Vicentino..... Take the time to go up to the top of the cupola: You'll have a...More