Brescia

Discover 27 places to see in Brescia

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Castle

The castle is a medieval fortress perched on the Cidneo Hill, Hill in the heart of Brescia, an ideal place for a panoramic view of the city. The castle is accessed via an imposing 16th-century monumental portal, attributed to Giulio Savorgnan and built on the inspiration of forms of military architecture by Michele Sanmicheli, adorned by a great Lion of Saint Mark and the crests of Rectors from the Veneto region.

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Luigi Marzoli arms Museum

In the Visconti keep of the castle of Brescia, exposes one of the richest and most historically interesting collections of ancient weapons in Europ


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The Cathedral-Duomo Vecchio

The Duomo vecchio, officially winter Co-Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, is the Cathedral of Brescia, a title he shares with the adjacent Duomo nuovo. Built in the 11th century over a pre-existing basilica, suffered more than an expansion over the centuries but has preserved the original Romanesque structure, making it one of the most important examples of Romanesque rotundas in Italy.


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Duomo Nuovo

The new Cathedral, or more correctly the summer Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, was built between 1604 and 1825.
The building, 230 duration years due to wars, epidemics, battles and disagreements, on being the result of a centuries-old building but one construction site, has a homogeneous and coherent overall architecture and decoration. Only thing that betrays the long duration of the factory is the subtle combination that is felt inside, but especially in front, between Baroque and neoclassical style, the result of which is a kind of Baroque, classical tempered virtually started building Ba


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Piazza del Duomo

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 b


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Piazza della Loggia

Piazza della Loggia, or simply known as Piazza Loggia, is one of the main squares of Brescia. Its shape is rectangular, bounded by a series of Venetian buildings, including the Loggia, seat of the City Council of Brescia.
Around the square there are 16th century buildings in clear Venetian style, quite modest in style, but with a strong visual impact, while facing the Loggia, on the eastern side, we find the arcades which are also in Renaissance style, surmounted by the " clock tower", named so because of the presence of an ancient clock of 1546.
Of particular artistic meaning, the watch present


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Archivio di Stato di Brescia

The Institute maintains documentation from sec. IX per sec. XX. Remember the main funds: superior and inferior Prefectural Stationery, Pretoria or Curia of the Podestà, archive (Venetian magistrates); The Prefecture of the Department of Mella, proceedings of Valcamonica (Napoleonic era); I.r. Provincial Delegation (Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia); State Archives postunitari (prefecture, Court, etc.); historical archive of the city of Brescia (with funds belonging to patrician families and the monastery of Santa Giulia); notarial archive (XIV-XIX centuries); Napoleonic Austrian registers, postunit


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ARCHAEOLOGICAL AREA OF THE CAPITOLINE TEMPLE

In the historic heart of Brescia there are significant archaeological remains relating to the monumental buildings of the capital-area of the ancient city.
In Roman Brixia Brescia –-was in fact one of the most important cities of Northern Italy, situated along the so-called via Gallica (artery linking some of the most significant centres of Celtic origin North of the Po), at the mouth of the alpine valleys of ancient settlement (the Val Camonica and the Trompia Valley), between Lake Iseo and Lake Garda, and just north of a fertile and extensive lowland area , enhanced starting at the Augustan a


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Archaeological site of the Roman Basilica of Brescia

The buildings along the north side of Piazza Labus are the result of a long series of changes and adaptations of the buildings that between theMiddle Ages and the 18th century were put up against the ruins of the Roman Basilica. Still today you can clearly see in the fronts of the buildings parts of the southern façade of the big public complex planned in the Flavian age to close off the Forum, to which it constituted a sort of monumental entry. The building, destined for the mostimportant civil activities of the community, was surrounded by porticos that were joined to those of the Forum and


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