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Parks Vicenza: photo description (Giardini di Vicenza)

Parks Vicenza, of which there are four of them, have long served as a favorite vacation spot of city residents and visitors. Directly in front of the train station, a Park of Campo Marzo, which for many years belonged to the municipality of Vicenza. First mentioned in the 13th century, when it was known as Campus Martius. For a long time the Park was but meadow, and in 1816, the year after the Austrian Emperor Franz I. there were planted Western sycamores, which today form a huge tunnel Viale Dalmazia. In addition to the trees there are small groves of other trees, which creates the overall impression of the English Park.

At Piazzale De Gasperi is another city Park - the Gardens Salvi. Open to the public in 1592, the year he was decorated in the Italian style flower beds with strict geometric shapes and a maze at the end. In 1826, the year of his turned into a typical English garden. Today, the Garden Salvi surrounded by a small rivulet, Seriola, which in turn reflects the two graceful loggia - Loggia Palladiana the end of the 16th century Loggia Longhena, built in 1649, the year for meetings of scientists and holding philosophical debates and poetry readings.

The largest and most attractive Park in Vicenza is the Park Querini in the vial Aracoeli. Its wide green lawn bisects the alley, along which there are statues of the 18th century. To the left you can see the dense thickets of Acacias and plane trees. A small wooden bridge leads to round island, where, in 1820, the year the architect Piovene built a lovely chapel. Backdrop of the Park serve a mighty pine trees, Lebanese cedars and the bell tower of the Church Chiesa di Aracoeli.

Finally, it is worth to visit the Park of the Villa, Guiccioli on Monte, Berico. In a historic Villa built by the architect Selva, is now a Museum of the Risorgimento and of the Resistance Movement. A vast Park surrounding the Villa, now open to the public - it is possible to see about 40 species of trees. The alternation of lawns and thickets of trees, different landscapes and a complete lack of symmetry gives the Park the appearance of a romantic garden than the traditional English garden. Throughout distributed network of winding gravel paths. In the future, the Park will be used for didactic purposes.