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Address: P.zza Paolo VI, 25100 Brescia, Italy

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Stunning Medieval town hall

The Broletto is one of the oldest samples of civic architecture in Italy (12th-13th c.). The tower attached to is is called Tower of Pegol and is topped with Ghibelline... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 September 2016
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Cervo, Italia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Broletto is one of the oldest samples of civic architecture in Italy (12th-13th c.). The tower attached to is is called Tower of Pegol and is topped with Ghibelline battlements. Next to the Broletto stand the double cathedral, another wonderful sight.

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Brescia, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2012

Broletto is the northest building inside Piazza Duomo (or Piazza Paolo VI). Together with Duomo nuovo and Duomo vecchio (also called Rotonda) it shows the mix between Brescia's historical traditions: Roman era (Rotonda and Broletto) together with Venetian domination (Duomo nuovo). Worth to see, sometimes it is possible to visit inside. Note: Piazza Duomo is the chilliest square in Brescia's... More 

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Brescia, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2012

located in brescia's main square, broletto is the symbol of the democratic-political power since the middle age. it's halfway between romanic and gothic style, a typical stilistic italian mixture. I think it's an intresting, very well-made palace, but to an unskilled eye it may seems rather insignificant besides the huge, stunning "new cathedral" and the early-medioeval "old cathedral".

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