The entrance to La Rotonda, just outside Vicenza, is identical to its three other facades, and the interior is divided into four identical series of rooms.

Virtuoso Villa

The entrance to La Rotonda, just outside Vicenza, is identical to its three other facades, and the interior is divided into four identical series of rooms.

Villa Capra detta La Rotonda del Palladio

Villa Capra detta La Rotonda del Palladio

Architect Andrea Palladio Villa la Rotonda,the German poet and philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe wrote in his notebook, when he came to La Rotonda in 1786 on a personal pilgrimage. Goethe evidently managed to get inside, since he described the domed central hall as "of the most beautiful proportions".

Architect Andrea Palladio Villa la Rotonda,the German poet and philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe wrote in his notebook, when he came to La Rotonda in 1786 on a personal pilgrimage. Goethe evidently managed to get inside, since he described the domed central hall as "of the most beautiful proportions".

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