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!
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.
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.
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.
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.