Monteriggioni
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Discover 2 places to see in Monteriggioni

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EREMO DI SAN LEONARDO AL LAGO

The Church was founded by a priest named Benedict and officially recognized by the Bishop of Siena Rainerio II around 1168. Around the sec. 14TH s. Leonardo experienced a period of prosperity, thanks to numerous donations which allowed, in 1350 the construction of a new Church, decorated with a chorus by Lippo Vanni in 1370. In the same years the chapel was adorned with paintings of the Virgin Mary, St. Augustine, s. Leonardo and Augustine. In 1366 the monastery was fortified to provide shelter to the population of s. Colomba in case of war. The most important episode in the history of the shr


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MONTERIGGIONI IN ARMS

The aim of the exhibition is essentially that of the military history of Monteriggioni through armour and weapons of war techniques that have characterized the centuries when the castle was the outpost Repubbluca Senese (beginning mid-13th-16th century). Each room is dedicated to a particular time/event that has characterized the history of the turreted town, within which are contextualized armor and dioramas.


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