Visit to Padua Botanical Garden

Posted on: November 14th, 2014 by intern No Comments

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Friday, November 21st, Afternoon

Visit to Padua Botanical Garden

This activity is part of the course “Preservation of World Heritage Sites” (Prof. Gianighian) and it is counted as a class.

For all the others who want to join the trip, please send email to no later than Wednesday, Nov 19, 5 pm. There are limited places. The cost of the visit will be 5 euros (train tickets excluded). Please bring the 5 euros to the Front Office by Wednesday, Nov 19, 5 pm.

Meeting Point: Venezia Santa Lucia Train Station, outside the main entrance, 12.45 am or 2.15 pm at the Botanical Garden

The Botanical Garden of Padua, affiliated to the University of Padua, was founded in 1545 by the Venetian Republic and is the world’s oldest academic botanical garden. It is the original of all botanical gardens throughout the world and represents the birth of science, of scientific exchanges, and of the awareness of the relationship between nature and culture. In 1997 it has been inscribed on the World Heritage List as a cultural good.

Detailed Program:

12.45 am Meeting Point: Venezia S.L. Train Station, outside the main entrance
1.12 pm Regional Train to Padova Centrale (arrival in Padua at 1.38)
2.15 pm Meeting point at Padua Botanical Garden
2.30 – 4.00 pm Guided tour to the Botanical Garden
4.00 pm End of the trip. Students are free to remain in Padua and to return back to Venice on their own

For students of the course “Preservation of World Heritage Sites”: remember to keep your train ticket (way back), in order to be refunded by showing it at the Front Office; remember to take a regional train (Regionale or Regionale Veloce, 4.05 euros).

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