10 things to see in Cesena (Cesena)

Your destination for your next trip is Cesena and you're wondering what the 10 things to see in the city?

Discover with us the place after place. The Kangaroo is ready to guide you to discover the beauty of Cesena. We're off!

Malatesta fortress

The first stop of our route takes us to the Malatesta fortress, one of the residences of the Malatesta family. This is one of the most impressive fortresses in Romagna with his court and two Central Towers called male and female. In the latter you can find the Museum of the history of agriculture, whereas in the male you can admire the permanent exhibition of the ceramics Malatesta. A short walk from the Rocca you can take a walk in the Park of remembrance.

Piazza del popolo

The main feature of Piazza del popolo is to be deprived of the fourth side around the second half of the 19th century. This loss is due to the demolition of the neighborhood of Chiesanuova. Piazza del Popolo is one of the most important squares in Cesena. Over the years it has also been called lower square, piazza Maggiore and piazza Vittorio Emanuele.

Palazzo Comunale

The Palazzo Comunale is also known as Albornoz Palace and you can easily spot because it sits right on the Piazza del Popolo. Its origins date back to 1359, when Cardinal Albornoz after conquering Cesena took a fortress Palace as the site representative of the Papal States. We suggest you enter inside to see several rooms, including that of mirrors decorated with a magnificent Murano glass chandelier.

Fountain Masini

Fountain Masini is situated in Piazza del Popolo. It was built with the intention of beautifying Piazza Maggiore and the project was entrusted to Francesco Masini. Is the best known symbol of Cesena and is an excellent example of Mannerist sculpture.

Malatestiana Library

The Biblioteca Malatestiana di Cesena was the first public library in Italy and Europe. The library also holds another record important: that of being the only example of a monastic library humanistic perfectly preserved until nowadays. UNESCO has recognised that cultural significance to the point of putting it into the memory of the World Register.

Pinacoteca Comunale

The Gallery was founded in 1984 at the initiative of the municipality of understanding with the regional Institute for cultural heritage. The Gallery is located in the former monastery of San Biagio. You will find many works of art such as paintings, murals and more. The path takes you to admire works of all major epochs from the 15th century to contemporary art.

Reduced Building

Reduced Building dates from 1401 and was expanded in later years. The fa├žade always arouses great interest because it is composed of two orders of pilasters superimposed: upstairs downstairs Doric and Ionic. Inside, however, on the ground floor you can find the municipal art gallery with temporary exhibitions to discover. On the first floor often organizes conferences and public events.

Duomo

The Duomo di Cesena is dedicated to Saint John the Baptist. The building dates from the late 14th century and is in Gothic Romanesque. Inside you will find the remains of San Mauro and an important painting depicting the Holy Baptist run on copper plate.

Teatro Alessandro Bonci

The Teatro Alessandro Bonci is the worthy heir of the theatre. This is one of the major entertainment venues in Cesena. Underwent substantial changes over the years inside. Is an imposing 19th-century rich of decorations.

Ponte Vecchio

Old bridge or Bridge Clemente is the oldest bridge in Cesena and is another symbol of the city. The bridge overlooks the banks of the river Savio. If you're a photo enthusiast we suggest heading towards the sunset to take great photographs.