Villa Cornaro World Heritage Site

Patrician villa in Piombino Dese, about 30 km northwest of Venice, Italy

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Villa Cornaro
UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Villa Cornaro
LocationPiombino Dese, Province of Venice, Veneto, Italy
Part ofCity of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto
CriteriaCultural: (i), (ii)
Inscription1994 (18th session)
CoordinatesCoordinates: 45°36′14″N 11°59′57″E / 45.60389°N 11.99917°E / 45.60389; 11.99917
Villa Cornaro is located in Veneto
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Villa Cornaro is located in Italy
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Villa Cornaro is a patrician villa in Piombino Dese, about 30 km northwest of Venice, Italy. It was designed by the Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio in 1552 and is illustrated and described by him in Book Two of his 1570 masterwork, I quattro libri dell'architettura (The Four Books on Architecture).[1]

  1. ^ Andrea Palladio, The Four Books on Architecture, translated by Robert Tavernor and Richard Schofield (Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2002) bk. 2, ISBN 0-262-66133-0.

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