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Monuments, Squares and Palaces
Located in the fortress gardens, it’s round, it was inaugurated in 1911 and projected by the architect Manfredo Manfredi (he also designed Piacenzas Palazzo della…Discover more
Monuments, Squares and Palaces
Fresco preserved in the Parish Church, representing the Virgin Crowning. Jesus and the Virgin are sitting on a wide wooden throne.Jesus holds the crown in…Discover more
Museums and Galleries
Its in Santo Spirito Hospital.The museum aims to show organically and didactically the palaeontological remains found in the marine sediments outcropped in this area.The museum…Discover more
Giuseppe Verdi moved in 1851 to Sant’Agata in Villanova sull’Arda, in Piacenza’s land, with his wife, the soprano Giuseppina Strepponi. In his village Verdi spent…Discover more
Monuments, Squares and Palaces
Dating back to the 16th century, it was part of the originary village. Its important both for architectural and town planning reasons, because it offers…Discover more
Luigi Illica was born in Castell’Arquato, he left soon his hometown moved by his lively character. He had an adventurous life, he was journalist, writer…Discover more