The Prato della Valle is a giant ellipse in central Padua with a moat surrounding the central ellipse, and statues on either side of the moat. The Prato was created in 1755 to reclaim swampland in Padua. The full project as envisioned was never completed.
The sculptures and moat of the Prato della Valle in the center of Padua, Italy
Posted: December 4, 2009 Categories: Daily Photo