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Places in historical and artistic value in PIACENZA (PC)

Title SANTA MARGHERITA ANTIQUARIUM
DescriptionSanta Margherita complex in Piacenza is an uncommon example of restoration and preservation of stratified relics from the two-thousand year old past of the city itself. It is a corner of the historical centre which unveils a superposition of key...
AddressVia Sant'Eufemia, 12 - Piacenza (PC)

Title CARMEN MADARO ATELIER
DescriptionAtelier and permanent painting gallery linked to the 19th century Neapolitan tradition of Posillipo School.
AddressVia Scalabrini, 132/B - Piacenza (PC)

Title ROSSO TIZIANO GALLERY
DescriptionOpened in Piacenza at the end of the 80's, it is a special building where sculpture, ancient and modern painting, antiques exhibitions take place, as well as theatrical shows, concerts, conferences or various events, all in a beautiful architectural...
AddressVia Taverna, 41 - Piacenza (PC)

Title CIVIC MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
DescriptionThe museum occupies an area of 3500 square metres and hosts some precious scientific collections. It is located in the former abattoir area, inside a building dating back to 1912 which was used as ice house to preserve food and meat. In the rooms of...
AddressVia Scalabrini, 107 - Ex Macello - Piacenza (PC)

Title PALAZZO COSTA MUSEUM - HORAK FUND
Description18th century environmental museum (paintings, furniture, decorative objects)
AddressVia Roma, 80 - Piacenza (PC)

Title COLLEGIO ALBERONIS FABRICS AND VESTMENTS MUSEUM
DescriptionInside Alberoni Boarding School, a collection of vestments, , worn by Cardinal Alberoni during solemn and private celebrations. The vestments belonged to the cardinal are characterised by coat of arms and fabrics, precious embroidery and laces,...
AddressVia Emilia Parmense, 77 - Piacenza (PC)

Title Farnese palace archaeological museum
DescriptionLocal communities at the origins of metallurgy. Two sections are currently open: they are dedicated to the the prehistory and the protohistory up to the 9th century B.C. The Etruscan Liver is also displayed here. No guided tour. Workshops are...
AddressPalazzo Farnese - Piazza Cittadella, 29 - Piacenza (PC)

Title CAPITOL MUSEUM-SANTANTONINO BASILICA
DescriptionMuseum annexed to SantAntonino Basilica. The following items are displayed: three altar frontals dating back to the 15th century, paintings dating back to 17th and 18th centuries, goblets, ostensories, reliquaries, vestments, choir missals dating...
Addressvia Chiostri S. Antonino, 6 - Piacenza (PC)

Title LA SPADARINA - ART EXHIBITIONS BY SCRIVANO ROSARIO
DescriptionOrganisation of collective and personal exhibitions of painters and sculptors.
AddressStrada Agazzana, 14 (loc.Besurica) - Piacenza (PC)

Title FARNESE PALACE ART GALLERY
DescriptionThe idea to gather inside the huge Palazzo Farnese all the Council Museum Collections dates back to 1909 and was Dionigi Barattieris. The project was re-promoted in 1926 and completed in 1965 with the creation of the Farnese Complex restoration...
AddressPalazzo Farnese - Piazza Cittadella, 29 - Piacenza (PC)

Title ALBERONI NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
DescriptionThe museum dates back to the first years of the college (18th century).Father Zaccaria from Piacenza (1721-1814), famus botanist,bequeathed important naturalistic material, scientific collections,dry and painted herbariums to the college where he...
AddressCollegio Alberoni - Via Emilia Parmense, 77 - Piacenza (PC)

Title MAZZONI GALLERY
DescriptionPermanent exhibition of National and Piacenza's artists, personal exhibitions of selected artists annually
AddressVia Romagnosi, 48 - Piacenza (PC)

Title ALBERONI GALLERY
DescriptionLocated inside the college bearing the same name, its made of several paintings, church ornaments and vestments and tapestries coming from cardinal Giulio Alberonis (1664-1752)Rome and Piacenza houses. The most precious paintings, among which...
AddressCollegio Alberoni - Via Emilia Parmense, 67 - Piacenza (PC)

Title PALAZZO FARNESE MUNICIPAL MUSEUM
DescriptionIts divided into 26 rooms with an interesting visit itinerary to follow. In the stucco apartment theres a cycle about the Fasti Farnesiani (17th century), with remarkable paintings by Giovanni Evangelista Draghi; the cycle depicting Episodes of...
AddressPalazzo Farnese - Piazza Cittadella, 29 - Piacenza (PC)

Title RICCI ODDI MODERN ART GALLERY
DescriptionCreated by the nobleman Giuseppe Ricci Oddi (1868-1937) who donated it to the city, it was inaugurated in 1931;the Gallery gathers over 700 works by artists from the 18th century up to the present day, and is one of the most remarkable of the kind...
AddressVia San Siro, 13 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANTA RITA SANCTUARY
DescriptionManaged by Capuchine friars; throughout centuries the friars have changed several parts of the building, above all after World War II, when a plane had destroyed part of it; on the other hand, the church underwent restoration works in the late...
AddressStradone Farnese, 63/a - Piacenza (PC)

Title DISCALCED CARMELITES NUNNERY
DescriptionThe building is at a few metres from Alberoni Boarding School in San Lazzaro district, where it was built in 1962 upon a project by Cesare Schiaffonati engineer.The complex has a square shape rising around a cloister, which, even though modern,...
AddressVia A. Spinazzi, 36 - San Lazzaro Alberoni - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANTA MARIA DI CAMPAGNA BASILICA
DescriptionRenaissance architecture jewel, mature masterpiece by the architect Alessio Tramello from Piacenza.It was built between 1522 and 1528 to preserve the polichrome wooden image of a miraculous Madonna della Campagnola. The geometrically clean façade...
AddressPiazzale delle Crociate, 5 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANTA MARGHERITA CHURCH
DescriptionIts the only church in Piacenza whose foundations have been brought back to light. The façade is in Borrominis baroque style, i.e. a little concave in the centre, while inside its characterized by stuccoed side chapels, barrel vaults and a frescoed...
AddressVia S.Eufemia, 12 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANTAGOSTINO CHURCH
Description16th century church with neoclassical granite façade, made by Camillo Morigi (1785-93). The interior, huge and armonious, has 5 naves (only example in town), divided by columns and pillars. On the transept walls there are remains of frescoes by...
AddressStradone Farnese (angolo Via Giordani) - Piacenza (PC)

Title SAN SISTO CHURCH
DescriptionOutstanding renaissance temple having ancient origin: the empress Angilberga (wife of Ludwig the Pious) founded it in 874, together with an adjacent Benedictine nunnery. The present church was built in 1499-1511 and was the first work (as far as...
AddressVia San Sisto, 9 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANT'ANTONINO BASILICA
DescriptionAncient early-Christian basilica, built between 350 and 375 by San Vittore, first bishop of Piacenza. Nearly destroyed during barbaric invasions, it was built again in 1014 and modified several times. In 1450 the left transept was extended with a...
AddressPiazza Sant'Antonino, 6 - Piacenza (PC)

Title FORMER SAN VINCENZO CHURCH - TEATINI
DescriptionFollowing the restoring activity, another pioneer project transformed the church in a cutting-edge auditorium: a place full of culture to be shared with people. Its unique acoustic carachteristics and the technology adopted to such purpose proved...
AddressVia Scalabrini, 9 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SAN CRISTOFORO CHURCH
Description17th century oratory with frescoes by Bibiena.Services: BAF concert festival, international week of pipe organ music, various cultural events.
AddressVia Genocchi, 17 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SAN LAZZARO CHURCH
DescriptionFounded in 1750, the church hosts the tomb of Alberoni Cardinal.
AddressVia Emilia Parmense, 73 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SAN GIUSEPPE OSPEDALE CHURCH
DescriptionThe San Giuseppe Ospedale church was built in 1471. It has a single nave, with a barrel vault.
AddressVia Campagna, 68 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SAN DALMAZIO ORATORY
DescriptionChurch dating back to 1040, restored under Maria Luigia d'Austria. It is worth mentioning the ancient crypt of Byzantine origins ( 7th century A.D.)
AddressVia Mandelli 23 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANTISSIMA TRINITA' CHURCH
DescriptionIt is considered the city's "mother church" as it was the first to be built after the Second World War. Its birth brings us back to 21 August 1942, the first cornerstone was laid in 1950 to continue with single units: the first was the crypt,...
AddressVia Manfredi, 30 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANT'ANTONIO A TREBBIA CHURCH
DescriptionThe church has ancient origins: foundations were laid in 1172 when the construction began next to the hospital founded by the hospital fathers. In 1361 the building was enlarged and given the structure it still has today.
Addressvia Emilia Pavese 198 - Piacenza (PC)

Title CRISTO RISORTO CHURCH
DescriptionThe church is in the centre of Capitolo district, north of the municipal cemetery. The vicarage is dedicated to Santa Maria del Suffragio. Born as episcopal delegation on 1st January 1962, it became a vicarage in 1980. Before that, rituals were...
Addressvia Ceno - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANTA CHIARA CHURCH
DescriptionBuilt on a previous medieval building, it dates back to the beginning of the 17th century. A crucifix which is thought to be miracolous is preserved here. A legend is connected to the sacred image: in the Middleages,during a snowy night, two angels,...
AddressStradone Farnese - Piacenza (PC)

Title S.SEPOLCRO CHURCH
DescriptionSan Sepolcro, designed by Alessio Tramello,was built between 1513 and 1533 for the Olivetans; during Napoleon's time it was transformed into military hospital and was reopended to cult only in 1903 . Next to the church there is the former Olivetans...
AddressVia S.Nazzaro, 4 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANTA MARIA IN CORTINA CHURCH
DescriptionIts one of the oldest churches in town: it preserves a hypogeum which is thought to be the first tomb of the martyr Sant'Antonino, who was killed by the emperor's hired killers at the beginning of the 4th century. The church underwent several...
AddressVia Verdi - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANTA MARIA DELLA PACE CHURCH
DescriptionBuilt at the end of the 16th century, it belongs to the Municipal Rest Home, which, after restoring it, has transformed it into an Auditorium; the vault is decorated by frescoes by Luciano Ricchetti.Open only for lectures.
AddressVia Scalabrini, 19 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANTA MARIA IN TORRICELLA CHURCH
DescriptionThe history of this building dates back to 1514, when it was decided to build it to preserve an image of Mary which had become a popular devotion object. This church was used to assist people sentenced to capital punishment (the scaffold was near...
Addressvia La Primogenita, 6 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANT'EUFEMIA CHURCH
DescriptionThe original building dates back to before the year 1000, but only after 1100, thanks to the bishop Aldo, the temple acquired its final structure and importance. The portico, supported by pillars decorated by precious romanesque capitals, dates back...
AddressVia S.Eufemia 27 - Piacenza (PC)

Title S. ROCCO CHURCH
DescriptionSingle nave church built to fulfil the needs of San Rocco Confraternity in the second half of the 16th century. Since then, it has undergone several restorations and today it offers some major masterpieces among which a canvas representing a Virgin...
AddressAngolo tra via Legnano e via Roma - Piacenza (PC)

Title SAN RAIMONDO CHURCH
DescriptionBuilt in the 18th century, the church has a central plan; in the two side chapels there are the tombs of the two saints from Piacenza Franca and Raimondo. Though recent, its name enables to connect it with an important page of medieval history, when...
AddressCorso Vittorio Emanuele - Piacenza (PC)

Title BENEDETTINE CHURCH
DescriptionIt was built in the 17th century upon a project of Domenico Valmagini. It was ordered by the Farnese family for a vow. It is currently being restored.
Addressvia Benedettine - Piacenza (PC)

Title PREZIOSISSIMO SANGUE CHURCH
DescriptionThe vicarage was created in 1962 but the real chiurch was built only in 1972 by the engineer Francesco De Benedetti and the architect Giovanni De Benedetti. It has an octagonal plan, 1200 seats and develops above all horizontally; the presbyterium...
Addressvia Zanella, 15 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SACRA FAMIGLIA CHURCH
DescriptionThe church is in the Infrangibile district, west of town. In 1938 an episcopal delegation was built, followed by a small church in via Montebello. In 1951 the area opposite via Montebello was purchased and a new temple was built. The project was...
AddressVia Casteggio, 24 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANTA MARIA IN GARIVERTO CHURCH
DescriptionIt dates back to the middleages and in the centuries after the year 1000 it was a tributary of the cathedral. The present building was built in the 18th century and further renovation works have been carried out even recently.In 1975 the whole...
AddressVia Genocchi, 33 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SAN PIETRO CHURCH
DescriptionSan Pietro church, founded before the year 1000, was handed over to the Gesuites after being destroyed several times. The Gesuites rebuilt it in 1587 (the façade dates back to this century). It has a beautiful baroque altar coming from the...
AddressVia Carducci 16 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SAN DONNINO CHURCH
DescriptionChurch dating back to the 12th century but rebuilt in 1236 by cardinal Jacopo da Pecorara. After the crash in 1951 it was restored eliminating all the different layers built during the centuries. The little church performs continuous eucaristic...
AddressLargo Battisti - Piacenza (PC)

Title SACRED HEART CHURCH
DescriptionThe Gesuite building is located in the oldest part of town; since its construction (after the year 1000), it has undergone several transformations and restorations. The church has a single, vaulted ceiling nave, in the 19th century it was used as a...
Addressvia Gioia - Piacenza (PC)

Title SAN CORRADO CONFALONIERI CHURCH
DescriptionSan Corrado Confalonieri vicarage was born in 1973 Duemila district as episcopal delegation;construction began in November 1974 and finished in a few months. It's a simple building since the community tends to privilege pastoral structures. The...
AddressVia Lanza, 58/b - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANTA TERESA CHURCH
DescriptionThe church is in a very central position. It was built by the Discalced Carmelites starting from 1650; it is in baroque style and is a rare example, among the churches open to cult in Piacenza, of 18th century painting. Inside there are a...
AddressCorso Vittorio Emanuele II, 161 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SAN VITTORE CHURCH
DescriptionDedicated to the first bishop of Piacenza, the parish was appointed in 1978 and the first stone was laid in 1983. It was designed by the engineer Ezio Righi, it has a rectangular plan and the space inside is divided into modules, that increase their...
AddressVia Grazioli, 1 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SAN GIORGINO CHURCH
DescriptionMain venue for the Confraternity of Our Lady of Suffrage, it was rebuilt around the mid 17th century. It has a single nave, enriched by an important canvas by De Longe on the main altar, representing Our Lady of Suffrage. To complete the...
AddressVia Sopramuro - Piacenza (PC)

Title NOSTRA SIGNORA DI LOURDES PARISH CHURCH
DescriptionBorn as bishop delegation in 1957 in a newly formed quarter, the church was opened in 1960 and its vicarage house was completed in 1964. In 1965 it was settled the first stone of the new church, designed by Benedetto de Scarpin (architect) and...
AddressVia Damiani, 6 - Piacenza (PC)

Title CORPUS DOMINI CHURCH
DescriptionThe origins of the church date back to the 20ies when Menzani bishop wanted to build a new parish church in this newly built area. This new building, in its outline and decorations, recalls the Romanesque style with touches of modern design. Among...
Addressvia Farnesiana, 24 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SAN CARLOS CHURCH
DescriptionThe building dates back to the 17th century and the façade to the 19th cantury; at the beginning of the 17th century it hosted the Capuchine nuns, who remained until Napoleons arrival. In 1892 Monsignor Scalabrini handed it over to his...
AddressVia Torta, 14 - Piacenza (PC)

Title CATHEDRAL
DescriptionIt is one of the major examples of gothic Romanesque art and one of the most important religious monuments in Northern Italy. Its construction started in 1122 finished in 1233. Its got simple and majestic traits at the same time, and is...
AddressPiazza Duomo, 33 - Piacenza (PC)

Title S. ANNA PARISH CHURCH
DescriptionIts a charcateristic example of Padana Valley Gothic architecture. In the 12th century it was a Humiliatimonastery ; according to tradition in the 14th century the monastery gave hospitality to S. Rocco from Montpellier (a painting and a statue are...
AddressVia Scalabrini 83 angolo via Caccialupo - Piacenza (PC)

Title SANTA LIBERATA CHURCH
DescriptionAncient early-Christian church located under Santa Margherita church presbitery , previuos to the year 1000 .Its got a square plan and is divided into spans by 4 squat pillars. The apse is very remarkable with its Capuchin tombs. In the 13th century...
AddressVia S.Eufemia, 12 - Piacenza (PC)

Title S.MARIA DEL SUFFRAGIO CHAPEL
DescriptionChapel in the church behind the urban cemetery of Piacenza.
AddressVia Caorsana, 26 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SAN CRISTOFORO ORATORY
DescriptionOnce known as Death oratory due to the presence of a fraternity giving assistance during funeral rites. It was probably carried out by Valmagini;the dome was frescoed by Bibiena. Its the headquarters of S. Cristoforo Sacred Music Institute.Services:...
AddressVia Genocchi 17, (angolo via Gregorio X) - Piacenza (PC)

Title OLD EMILIA POWER PLANT
DescriptionBuilding started in 1925 and finished in1928. The plant occupies a 26.000 Sq.m surface, 6.700 of which are covered. All the buildings composing the plant are made of concrete beams and pillars and of bricks.This plant is an important witness of the...
Addressvia Nino Bixio, 27 - Piacenza (PC)

Title URBAN CENTER
DescriptionUrban Center is the new set of buildings in Piacenza that occupies the area of the former S.Anna slaughterhouse. It includes the Natural History Museum, the city historical archive, the reference office for architects, landscape architects, urban...
AddressUrban center, via Scalabrini 113 - Piacenza (PC)

Title PALAZZO GOTICO
DescriptionPalazzo Comunale, called "Il Gotico", dominates the central square of the city, Piazza Cavalli. It was built in 1281 upon request of Alberto Scoto, chief merchant and Ghibelline master of the city. Local masons built the palace, though probably also...
AddressPiazza Cavalli - Piacenza (PC)

Title VOLTA DEL VESCOVO
Description18th century manor house with a centuries-old park, now used as restaurant and meeting centre available for conferences, parties, weddings and meetings.
AddressVia Moizo 24/A, inizio Strada Valnure - Piacenza (PC)

Title MANDELLI PALACE
DescriptionIt is one of the most interesting buildings in Piacenza and covers the area at the intersection of Via S. Marco with Via Borghetto. Today it is the headquarter of Banca d'Italia. The palace was built by Mandelli family, whose origins lie in Lombardy...
Addressvia Mandelli, 14 - Piacenza (PC)

Title FARNESE PALACE
DescriptionHistorical building,old residence of the Farnese,Lords of Parma and Piacenzas duchy. Its origin dates back to the beginning of the 16th century, when Pierluigi Farneses son, Ottavio and his wife Margherita ordered the royal palace,pulling down...
AddressPiazza Cittadella, 29 - Piacenza (PC)

Title AMATEUR ACTORS THEATRE
DescriptionOld 16th century church (belonging to Santa Francas Cistercian nuns)transformed into theatre at the beginning of the 20th century. The liberty façade is by engineer Gazzola: stalls with loggia and a large stage were added to the primitive structure.
Addressvia Santa Franca, 33 - Piacenza (PC)

Title MERCHANT BOARD PALACE
DescriptionSeat of the Council. Dating back to 1676-1697, it s next to the Gothic Palace and closes Piazza Cavalli. Its characterized by a wide portico with two mullioned columns; the two floors are separated by elegant Ionic and Corintian pilaster strips. A...
AddressPiazza Cavalli, 2 - Piacenza (PC)

Title GOVERNORS PALACE
DescriptionBuilt in 1787 upon a project of the architect Lotario Tomba, its got a horizontal development and is in Neoclassical style: horizontal plain rustication, pedimental windows, balcony with statues representing mithological gods and decorative vases....
AddressPiazza Cavalli - Piacenza (PC)

Title ALBERONI COLLEGE
DescriptionBuilt upon request of Cardinal Giulio Alberoni, prime minister of the king Philip the 5th from Spain and of Elisabetta Farnese, its costruction started in 1733, on the area of a former Hospital for Incurables. The first 18 seminarists entered in...
AddressVia Emilia Parmense, 77 - Piacenza (PC)

Title CENTRAL LIBRARY PASSERINI LANDI
DescriptionThe Library Passerini-Landi was created in 1791 from the merger of the "Royal Library", established by Ferdinand of Bourbon with books donated by the Jesuits, with the "Library Passerini," pertaining to the Board of Theologians. During the...
AddressVia Carducci, 14 - Piacenza (PC)

Title SALA COLONNE LIBRARY
DescriptionThe San Sepolcro Olivetano monastery was built on the project of the architect Alessio Tramello from Piacenza, between 1502 and 1521 appointed by the abbot Gian Antonio Codazzi. From November 1503, Tramello erected in two years the dormitory and the...
Addressc/o Ospedale Guglielmo da Saliceto, Via Taverna, 49 - Piacenza (PC)

Title COLLEGIO ALBERONI LIBRARY
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AddressVia Emilia Parmense, 77 - Piacenza (PC)

Title VIA EMILIA
DescriptionVia Emilia (329,300 Km) is a road of Roman origins built by the consul Marco Emilio Lepido between 189 and 187 B.C. to link Rimini directly with Piacenza. This important road proved fundamental through the years not only from the military point of...
AddressVia Emilia - Piacenza (PC)

Title PIAZZA BORGO
DescriptionThe square, currently located at the centre of a network of historical roads, dates back to the Middle Ages: its name comes from "sobborgo" (suburb) since it rested at the entrance of the city surrounding walls. Today there is still an old and...
AddressPiazza Borgo - Piacenza (PC)

Title PIAZZALE DELLE CROCIATE
DescriptionThe square is in the western zone of the city where once, along with Farnese's walls, it marked the boundary of Piacenza. It is a square with an ancient history since from here Pope Urbano 2nd in 1095 called a council where he received the request...
AddressPiazzale delle Crociate - Piacenza (PC)

Title PIAZZA DEI CAVALLI
DescriptionFrom the XIII century, Piazza Cavalli has been the most important economic and political centre of the city. In this square there is the massive Palazzo Pubblico, traditionally called the Gothic Palace. In front of the Gothic Palace there's the...
AddressPiazza Cavalli - Piacenza (PC)

Title DUOMO SQUARE
DescriptionIt was created, such as it is now, at the half of the 16th century, under pope Papa Paolo III Farnese(1534-1549), who wanted to renew the city before the dukedoms of Parma and Piacenza were assigned to his son Pier Luigi. In the centre of the square...
AddressPiazza Duomo - Piacenza (PC)

Title FARNESE'S WALLS
DescriptionThe city still has a sixteenth century part of the “Farnesiane” walls, which during the Renaissance used to surround the old town. The walls are interrupted to the north by the bastions of Porta Borghetto, point of communication between the...
Addressvia Tramello/Via XXI Aprile - Piacenza (PC)

Title MARGHERITA GARDEN
DescriptionGiardino Margherita (Margherita Garden) became a public garden in 1893, witnessing a taste for garden design that originated in the first decades of the nineteenth century. Located in front of Piacenza railway station, separated from it by Piazzale...
Addressvia Alberoni - Piacenza (PC)

Title FRESCOES OF PORDENONE
DescriptionGiovanni Antonio de' Sacchis said Pordenone painted in Piacenza, at first between 1530 and 1532 and then, later in 1535, painting frescoes in the Basilica of Santa Maria di Campagna. On the first occasion he painted the lantern, the eight sides of...
AddressBasilica di S.M.di Campagna, P.le delle Crociate - Piacenza (PC)

Title ECCE HOMO BY ANTONELLO DA MESSINA
DescriptionOne of the most important masterpieces of the painter from Messina has been kept in Piacenza since 1761, and belongs to cardinal Giulio Alberoni's(1664-1752) bequest to the boarding school he had founded in 1752, where it is still preserved . This...
AddressCollegio Alberoni - Via Emilia Parmense, 77 - Piacenza (PC)

Title BOTTICELLI'S TONDO
DescriptionThe city of Piacenza preserves a superb work by Botticelli, the so called Tondo. It represents the Virgin, kneeling, in the act of adoring the Child with little Saint John the Baptist. A beautiful rose garden is in the background . We don't know who...
AddressMuseo Civico di Palazzo Farnese, piazza Cittadella - Piacenza (PC)

Title ETRUSCAN LIVER
DescriptionIn 1877 this object, mysterious at first, was found by a peasant who was ploughing a field near Gossolengo. Although its importance wasn't understood immediately, today it is considered a fundamental tool to understand the Etruscan religion,...
AddressMuseo Civico di Palazzo Farnese, piazza Cittadella - Piacenza (PC)

Title EQUESTRIAN MONUMENTS TO THE FARNESE
DescriptionUndoubted masterpiece of the Baroque statuary art, the two equestrian monuments located in Piazza Cavalli (its name derives from them), were made by the Tuscan sculptor Francesco Mochi from Montevarchi (1580 - 1654). On the right theres Ranuccio...
AddressPiazza dei Cavalli - Piacenza (PC)