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  • Deybi W
    Alessandria, Italy314 contributions
    It's military camp in the past, the place very big, net new bridge Alessandria, can come by walk or bus .
    Written 29 April 2019
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  • Neil M
    Liverpool, UK136 contributions
    Its difficult to review a bridge but it does have some style, if you are walking past have a look but thats about it.
    Written 2 July 2019
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  • Magellano81
    Tortona, Italy41,158 contributions
    The most beautiful shopping center of Alessandria and perhaps even the entire province, placed quite out of town but only a few minutes away by car from the city center, I went there once but I was quite impressed, large interior with a wide range of clothing stores and more. The perfect place to shop and spend some relaxing time.
    Written 23 February 2015
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  • Jose C
    Miami, FL5 contributions
    You will find a detailed reconstruction of the past by activities and professions. Also included machinery and equipment, dressings and other characteristics
    Written 19 March 2018
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  • Warren E
    London, UK143 contributions
    Some interesting paintings with Alessandria connections. The palace building itself is at least as interesting as the contents though.
    Written 19 October 2015
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  • Peter R
    Buderim, Australia2,316 contributions
    This cathedral isn't very old, 19 th century, but the original was built in the 13 th century. The inside is very ornate but worth a visit if you come to Alessandria.
    Written 28 September 2017
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  • francesperkins
    Portland, ME48 contributions
    The museum is located in the old Borsalino factory. The museum's heart is the display of thousands of hats in pristine condition, from the factory's beginnings in 1857. Hats for men, women, and even some hats for catholic clergy are displayed. You can get a recorded guide in English or other languages. The hats are all from the sample rooms of the factory, over the years, and are absolutely beautiful. Also included is a video about the Borsalino factory, and its influence on Italian style. Makes you want to wear a classic hat all the time, like my father used to do. A word of caution, however. The museum is open only at certain times, usually Saturday and Sunday from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Best to call the Tourist Information Bureau in Alessandria (800.116667) or email at info@aspal.it.
    Written 15 October 2014
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  • FTMDave
    Adria, Italy6,069 contributions
    I was here as an away fan for the Alessandria v SPAL game.

    The good - superb organisation with a car park especially for away fans located a 5-minute walk from the ground. A row of stewards to check your EU Digital COVID Certificate, then another row to see that the name on your ticket matches your I.D. (anti-hooliganism law). They check everyone - don't even try to get into a match without these requisites. All done in a friendly manner BTW. From the top of the stand I had a pretty decent view of the game.

    The bad - pretty ropy ground with three stands uncovered which hasn't had a lick of paint since goodness knows when.
    Written 8 April 2022
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  • DavidP26
    Ware, UK162 contributions
    If you are travelling through this city a visit to this old palazzo is a must see. A reminder of how far Italy has declined in power and influence. There are Roman remains from undisturbed tombs with near perfect crockery, lamps and jewellery. Dozens of illuminated giant manuscripts for medieval monks to sing from and 18 th century palace rooms with faded painted woodwork and marquetry flooring. How have the mighty fallen! Now they pretend to live "La Dolce Vita" while sucking up handouts from the EU.
    Written 2 September 2016
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  • Lucca Nymand
    2 contributions
    Nothing there, but its still beautiful. There are many other nice places around this spot. Would take a walk around it.
    Written 19 September 2022
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  • EdgardoRossi
    Alessandria, Italy1,478 contributions
    Palazzo Vetus is located in the central Piazza della Libertà, its construction dates back to around 1170. It had the function of Broletto in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, therefore the center of political, administrative and judicial life of the medieval town. After many vicissitudes in 1856 the Municipality of Alessandria ceded it to the State made it the seat of the guard of the Division Command. Until 1995 the building housed the Presidio and the Military District and, from 1 September 2012, it became the headquarters of the Cassa di Risparmio di Alessandria Foundation which fully financed its restoration. The building has lost many of its original characteristics, the last restorations have however brought to light numerous architectural elements from the Middle Ages including one of the two courtyards surrounded by a portico with pointed arches, a trifora window and various vaulted ceilings and covered with frescoes including the one depicting the first representation of the coat of arms of the city of Alexandria: a red cross on a white background. There remains a precious testimony of the foundation of the municipality of Alessandria.
    Written 7 March 2020
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  • Neil M
    Liverpool, UK136 contributions
    Very grand with beautiful architecture, there are lots of places to eat and sit and watch the world go by
    Written 2 July 2019
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  • EdgardoRossi
    Alessandria, Italy1,478 contributions
    It is one of the oldest buildings in Alessandria, the square it overlooks is appreciable. Romanesque church, restored and renewed in the image with the inauguration of the square, which took place on Saturday 29 April 2017, the ancient church appears in a new light. The external part has been carefully cleaned and the new square (which is probably the oldest in Alexandria) opens, making the building and other surrounding activities appear under a new perspective. Worth a careful visit. The cloister is also interesting.
    Written 7 March 2020
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