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Church in the rock of Pietracupa

Pietracupa

Pietracupa Mountain is characterized by cavities used over the centuries as a safe shelter against the ravages of Bulgarians at the end of 600 and Saracens in 800. The caves were then seat of the local court of Inquisition, home of bandits in the late eighteenth century and, finally, a shelter for the partisans. In […]

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Arezzo | Maison Casa Vasari Home

Giorgio Vasari Home

Arezzo

Casa Vasari of Arezzo is a palace located in Via XX Settembre 55. It was the residence of the family of the painter, architect and art historian Giorgio Vasari. Casa Vasari has beautiful decorated rooms and preserves precious frescoes.

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Arezzo | Palais comunale palace

Comunale Palace of Arezzo

Arezzo

The palace Comunale of Arezzo was built on a hill in the historic center of the city, on the west side of Piazza della Libertà. Erected in 1333, from the late Middle Ages to nowadays hosted the supreme courts of the city. Today Arezzo Comunale palace houses the offices of City Hall.

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Arezzo - Place Piazza Grande square

Piazza Grande square (Arezzo)

Arezzo

Piazza Grande is the most remarkable place in the medieval city of Arezzo, which opens behind the 13th-century Romanesque apse of Santa Maria della Pieve. Once the main market of the city, is currently the site of the Giostra del Saracino. Piazza Grande has a sloping red brick pavement with limestone geometrical lines. Aside from […]

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Pistoia | Palais Giano Anziani - Palace

Giano Palace

Pistoia

The palace of Elders (also known as the Palace of Giano ) is in the town of Pistoia. Built between the thirteenth and fourteenth century, is still home to the city hall. It also houses the Museum of the city of Pistoia. The construction started in the February of 1339 (the palace was in fact […]

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