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Treviso: Dove Sile e Cagnan s’accompagna

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TREVISO: DOVE SILE E CAGNAN S’ACCOMPAGNA
Treviso is an amazing town of Veneto which can be visited in every season of the year. It is, without every doubt, the perfect match between art and nature, culture and breathtaking landscapes. Let’s discover the 10 principal locations of the City!

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Piazza
dei Signori
Pulsing heart of the city and its most elegant area, Piazza dei Signori is dominated by three prestigious palaces: Podesta’ Palace, the Civic Tower and Palazzo dei Trecento.

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Porta San
Tomaso
Porta San Tomaso is one of the three doors of Treviso, which opens itself on the walls dated 500 Century of the city. Its façade is adorned by trophies, emblems and by the San Marco Lion. Realized by white stone, it was built by the Podesta’ Paolo Nani and it is credited to Guglielmo Bergamasco.

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Treviso Cathedral
Built on the foundations of an early Christian Temple (VI Century), it was revisited with a neoclassic style around the XVIII Century by Andrea Memmo and Giannantonio Selva. Beside the cathedral, on the left side, it is collated the Romanic Baptistery dated XII Century.

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The Fish Market
It is one of the most characteristic location of the city. The Fish Market is located on the River Islet of the Fishmongers, in the middle of Canal Cagnan. Working since 1856, the fish market is linked to the mainland by an iron bridge.

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Chiesa di San Nicolo
The Church of San Nicolo’ is the biggest place of worship of Treviso; it was built in the XII Century by Pope Benedetto XI’s will. It is a typical example of religious building which witness the transition from the Romanesque style to the Gothic one of Nordic origin.

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San Francesco Church
The Church was built in the XIII Century and it is located on the homonymous square of Treviso. It has been amplified several times during the centuries and, at its interior part, it houses the tomb of Petro Alighieri, son of the famous Italian poet Dante Alighieri.

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La Fontana delle Tette
This famous and characteristic fountain was built in the Sixteen Century after a period of big drought and it has, for that, propitiatory purposes. Today the original statue is stored inside a showcase which is located in the Palazzo dei Trecento.

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La Via Calmaggiore
It is one of most important street of the historical center of Treviso. It is famous for its numerous shops and elegant residences. This street links Piazza dei Signori with Piazza Cattedrale, representing, in a symbolical way, the connection between policy and religion.

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Luigi Balio Civic Museum
This museum that, after a long period has been reopened in 2015, stores at its interiors prestigious collections of modern art. Among the principal operas, it is necessary to highlight “Ritratto di Sperone Speroni” by Tiziano.

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Canale dei Buranelli
Canale dei Buranelli is also called Canale Medio (Medium Canal) and it crosses the heart of Treviso. It derives its name from the famous family Buranelli. The bridge which overpower it, is full of shops and typical restaurants.

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