Arezzo | Maison Casa Vasari Home

Giorgio Vasari Home


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


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)


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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Arezzo | Cathédrale de San Donato - Saint Donatus Cathedral

Cathedral of Saint Donatus


The first cathedral of San Donato was built on proximity of Arezzo, Colle del Pionta, where San Donato martyr was buried and revered, beheaded in 363. In 1203, Pope Innocent III ordered to transfer the Cathedral within the walls of the city on the site where it is today. The construction of the Cathedral of […]

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Arezzo | Basilique de San Francesco Basilica

Basilica of San Francesco


The Basilica of St. Francis (Basilica di San Francesco in Italian) is an important Catholic Shrine of Arezzo, famous for the stories of the True Cross : Piero della Francesca’s fresco cycle in the chapel. The basilica dates from the late thirteenth century. However, it is rebuilt between 1318 and 1377 on a plan of […]

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