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Discover 16 places to see in Reggio Emilia

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Prampolini Square (Piazza Duomo)

Piazza del Duomo di Reggio Emilia or piazza Vittorio Emanuele II now piazza fontanesi-also known as "Piazza Grande" as opposed to "Small Square" (piazza San Prospero)-took the form and its current appearance during the Renaissance.

On the north side stands the Palazzo del Monte, from which arose the tower with clock. On the other side stands the Town Hall, the Sala del Tricolore , and Southeast, the Brothel's Tower, now housing municipal offices.

Opposite Palazzo del Monte is placed the statue of Crostolo, Reggio Emilia, the monument that is the river that runs through the town (known as Cro


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Duomo

The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta is of Romanesque style.
The current façade is unfinished, with a 16th-century tiles designed by Prospero Sogari told Clement at the top level. The lower part is in fact composed of pilasters incornicianti niches with the statues of four Saints (Grisante, Venerio, Daria and Gioconda) protectors of the city.
Above the facade on the lantern houses the great sixteenth-century gilded bronze statue of the Madonna with the infant Jesus.


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Teatro Romolo Valli

La magnificenza del teatro Municipale non dovrebbe apparire come inadeguata alla città. Il teatro Municipale non è da considerare infatti un edificio a sè stante ed anomalo ma anzi vero e proprio specchio della più significativa e celebre tradizione teatrale della città. Si perdono nel tempo le cronache con notizie che dimostrano la passione non comune - rispetto al resto della regione - dei cittadini reggiani per le rappresentazioni teatrali. Non sembra nascere per caso allora nemmeno la saggistica che fin dall'Ottocento ha voluto raccontare la storia de


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Basilica di San Prospero

Is dedicated to the patron saint of the city. Distinguished witness of the Baroque, is located in the Centre of Reggio Emilia, under the high altar, the relics of the Saint.
The façade dates from the mid-eighteenth century, artwork of G.B. Cattani, and eleven houses statues of patron saints and doctors of the Church. At the edge of the churchyard are located six characteristic leoni in Verona red marble whose original destination was to support six columns to build three in front of three doors pronai.

Curiosity: the devotion to San Prospero

In San Prospero, who lived in the 5th century and w


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Piazza San Prospero

The square takes its name from the basilica and is one of the most important in the city. It is also known as the little square and is connected by a road with porticoes (Broletto) to Piazza Grande, namely Piazza del Duomo.
The square is characterized by the presence of 6 Lions statues in red marble in front of the basilica of 1503 made by sculptor reggiano Gaspare Baker. In the market square of the city twice a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays.


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Documentation centre history of Psychiatry

Established in 1991 by the local Health Unit No 9, from the province of Reggio Emilia and the Istituto per i Beni Culturali della Regione Emilia Romagna, the Center documents the history of Psychiatry manicomiale in Reggio Emilia. Preserves the bibliographic heritage, archival and iconographic Neuropsychiatric Institute of San Lazzaro, located in the vast complex of buildings built on the site in the 13th century used as a leper colony and destined from 1536 to the reception of the alienated. Used as a place of care in the first half of the nineteenth century, has diversified healthcare servic


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MARAMOTTI COLLECTION

More than 30 years ago to Achille Maramotti set up a collection of contemporary art that then became a place of aesthetic and intellectual enjoyment, open to an audience of experts and interested parties. The collection should represent, essentially in its intentions, a mirror of the artistic movement of the most advanced ideas of his time. Until 2000, a number of works purchased were exposed for long periods at Max Mara factory step onto via Fratelli Cervi in Reggio Emilia: the intent was to promote a stimulating daily coexistence between artistic creativity and industrial design. It is there


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Musei Civici-Galleria Parmeggiani

Singular example of private House-Museum, the Gallery is housed in an eclectic style built between 1924 and 1930, designed by Ascanio Ferrari to house the collections of art collector Luigi Parmeggiani (Reggio Emilia, 1860-1945). Make up collection furniture, weapons, jewellery, fabrics and antique paintings offering an overview of European art from the middle ages to the 19th century, testifying the artistic and documentary value of different sectors. The huge heritage, incorporated in cosmopolitan Paris last quarter of the 19th century and moved to Reggio Emilia in 1924, on the occasion of t


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