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Houses numerous works of art including a large pictorial cycle of early 16th-century Mannerist Pordenone, and Baroque canvases by Guido Reni and Procaccini.
The basilica of Sant'Antonino, patron of Piacenza, is an example of Romanesque architecture and is characterized by a large octagonal tower.
Was commissioned by St. Victor, the first bishop of the city, around 350 and was completed in 375; preserves the relics of Antoninus, Christian martyr killed at Travo in Val Trebbia.
Is made of Lombard Gothic style of the 12th century (1278-1373). On the façade are two buttresses, a canopy, a Spire and some spires, while flying buttresses are present on the sides; on the right is part of the cloisters still existing of which remains an arcade. Inside, decorated with frescoes from the 15th and 16th centuries, was proclaimed the annexation of the city to the Kingdom of Sardinia (1720-1861) nel1848. The median portal of the basilica went to Supreme a lunette with the relief of San Francesco stigmatized, and inside, on the right wall of the ambulatory, there is a bas-relief wi
The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and Santa Giustina, an important example of Romanesque architecture in Italy, was built between 1122 and 1233.
The construction of the Tower lasted until 1333, 1341, and was crowned with a gilt copper sculpture depicting an Angel called from the DOM. Angil
The façade is in veronese pink marble and sandstone.
Viale, or public Facsal, Faxhall, is the walk in the green of the historic center. The Facsal is the location on a portion of what is left of the old walls. Shaded by plane trees and in prominent position (being placed on the Renaissance city walls), is a walking or resting on the many benches that is scattered. Part from the historical center (corso Vittorio Emanuele II) and goes up to piazzale della Libertà, not far from the railway station. The name Facsal is a corruption of the Vauxhall Gardens in London Gardens, whose popularity in the early 19th century made him a generic term for other
The gallery reopened its doors at the end of a complex restructuring which has renewed the arrangement and allowed the development of the standard, in particular the tapestry Room, conservative and climatic criteria. Today it is possible to admire the exceptional collection of eighteen tapestries exhibited in its entirety. The re-qualified and extended exhibition aims to enhance the precious artistic collections preserved here, full of important paintings including works by Gian Paolo Panini, Domenico Viani, Zenone Veronese, Giovanni Battista Lenardi, numerous other genre paintings, artworks a
La Galleria Ricci Oddi è stata inaugurata nel 1931, negli spazi dell’ex Convento di San Siro, riadattati a museo dall’architetto Giulio Ulisse Arata. La gestazione della fruizione pubblica della collezione di Giuseppe Ricci Oddi fu assai lunga e problematica, proprio perché il Comune desiderava ottemperare i desideri del mecenate piacentino che aveva voluto destinare alla sua città una raccolta di rilievo artistico dalla pubblica utilità. La raccolta d’arte, a lui contemporanea, per Giuseppe Ricci Oddi (1868-1937) era iniziata nel 1897 con un gusto