The Teatro Olimpico, Vincenza, Northern Italy.
- constructed in 1580-1585
- oldest and first enclosed theatre in the world.
- final design by the Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio (not completed until after his death).
- trompe-l’œil onstage scenery was designed by Vincenzo Scamozzi, to give the appearance of long streets receding to a distant horizon (installed in 1585, oldest surviving stage set still in existence).
- one of only three Renaissance theatres remaining in existence
- part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto.