Piazza del Duomo

Piazza Paolo VI (Brescia)

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Paul VI square, or Piazza del Duomo, is one of the main squares of Brescia. The central part of the old town, and included in Brescia Antica, was known as piazza del Duomo, the presence of two domes, citizens Duomo vecchio and Duomo nuovo, was named after Pope Paul VI after his death.
The origin of the square is medieval, as well as some buildings that overlook it, one among all Palazzo Broletto, which today also includes the civic Tower (or Torre del Pegol) and the "Loggia delle cries", located on the northeast side of the square, dating from the 13th century, is considered the oldest public building in Brescia.
On the southern side of the square the Casa dei Camerlenghi, so named because camerlenghi headquarters, financial officers during the Venetian domination, presenting three fifteenth-century details. Below this there is a construction step of medieval origin, now known as Galleria Duomo, which links the square with the arcades of via X Giornate.



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