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Places in historical and artistic value in MODENA (MO)

Title Cathedral, the Ghirlandina Bell Tower and Piazza Grande
DescriptionUNESCO World Heritage Site
AddressPiazza Grande - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Museum of astronomy and geophysics
DescriptionThe Museum of Astronomy and Geophysics is located in the historic headquarters of the Geophysics Observatory, precisely in the east tower of the Ducal Palace. Here, upon chirographic decree issued by Duke Francesco IV d'Este, the Astronomy Observatory was founded in 1826 and later became the ...
AddressPiazza Roma, 22 - c/o Palazzo Ducale - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title The Cathedral museums
DescriptionEntrance fee Euro 3,00 Reduced ticket Euro 2,00 (students up to 25 years old, people over 65 years old, groups of more than 20 persons, persons of religious orders) Free entrance: children up to 5 years old, disabled persons and their chaperon, tour guides and interpreters, teachers leading ...
AddressVia Lanfranco, 6 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title The Estense Gallery painting collections (closed for the earthquake) and Estense lapidary museum ...
DescriptionCost: Estense Lapidary Museum: free entrance Estense Gallery: Euro 4,00; reduced price Euro 2,00 . Since 1884 the Gallery has been housed in the Palazzo dei Musei, ex poorhouse, designed by the architect Pietro Termanini on commission of Francis III and completed in 1771. Since the end of 1800 ...
AddressPiazza Sant' Agostino, 337 - c/o Palazzo dei Musei - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Botanical gardens
DescriptionCost Free admission The Modena Botanical Gardens were founded in 1758 by Duke Francesco III d'Este who set aside a part of the garden for the exhibition of medicinal plants. In 1765 the "Public Chair of Botany in the aid of the Faculty of Medicine and Aromatic Herbs" was set up. This was ...
Addressviale Caduti in Guerra, 127 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title The Estense library and exhibition of illuminated manuscripts
DescriptionEntrance free The Estensi book collection came into existence with the princely family and followed its fortunes. Composed of a remarkable number of illuminated manuscripts and works of literary, historical and artistic interest from the era of the marquis Niccolo' III, it was embellished with ...
Addresspiazza S. Agostino, 337 - c/o Palazzo dei Musei - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Museum of picture cards
DescriptionEntrance fee Free of charge The Museo della Figurina (Museum of Picture cards), opened in 1986, was established in Modena at the Panini company. The company growth saw a parallel growth in the personal collection of picture cards owned by Giuseppe Panini, the company's founder and the person who ...
Addresscorso Canalgrande, 103 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Epigraphic museum of the Cathedral
DescriptionEntrance fee Euro 3,00 Reduced ticket Euro 2,00 (students up to 25 years old, people over 65 years old, groups of more than 20 persons, persons of religious orders) Free entrance: children up to 5 years old, disabled persons and their chaperon, tour guides and interpreters, teachers leading ...
AddressVia Lanfranco, 6 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Aedes muratoriana - Muratori museum
DescriptionCost Free. The Aedes Muratoriana is one of the most characteristic city blocks in Modena The church, which already existed in 1153 as a branch of the renown Badia della Pomposa (Pomposa Abbey) in the Ferrara territory, preserves little of its early features. The massive unadorned tower, the base ...
AddressVia Pomposa, 1 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Civic Gallery of Modena
DescriptionFounded in 1959 by the City Administration, the Galleria Civica of Modena is today one of the most authoritative centers of culture in Italy. Through temporary exhibitions of contemporary art and photography, and thanks to the numerous co operations with prestigious museums, associations and ...
AddressCorso Canalgrande, 103 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Visits to car factories and museums
DescriptionCasa Natale Enzo Ferrari Via Paolo Ferrari, 85 - 41121 Modena Web: http://www.museocasaenzoferrari.it closed from 29th January to 17 th February 2014 Timetables: everyday 9.30-18.00; from the 1st May to 30th september everyday 9.30-19.00; closed the 25 December and 1 January. Price: adult 15,00 ...
AddressModena (MO)

Title Umberto Panini historic cars and motorcycles collection
DescriptionCost Free admission One of the most beautiful collections of Maseratis is hosted in a typical farm house located in Cittanova di Modena. West (company belonging to the Panini family) has been entrusted with safeguarding the Maserati Collection - which has been painstakingly built over the course ...
AddressVia Corletto, 320 - 41126 - Modena (MO)

Title Roman ephigrapic museum
DescriptionCost Admission free Situated in the west wing of the Palazzo dei Musei, the section of Roman inscribed stone slabs and tablets houses the monumental testimonies of Mutina which have come to light over the past forty years following a series of discoveries in the areas outside the perimeter of ...
AddressViale Vittorio Veneto, 5 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Municipal museum of art
DescriptionArisen in parallel to the archaeological museum, the collections of art receive a decisive imprint thanks to the bequests and activities of Luigi Alberto Gandini, director of the institute from 1900 to 1906. The variety and complex articulation of the collections are due to his interests and ...
Addressviale Vittorio Veneto, 5 - c/o Palazzo dei Musei - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Municipal museums: archaeological and ethnological museums
DescriptionCost At the moment the entrance is free. (Usually, cost: Euro 4,00; reduced ticket Euro 2,00); free for people under 18 and over 65. It is not valid, at the moment, the "One price ticket" (Euro 6,00) for admission to: Municipal Museums, Estense Gallery and Cathedral Museums. (The ticket is valid ...
Addressviale Vittorio Veneto, 5 - c/o Palazzo dei Musei - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Historical archives
DescriptionCost Free This facility receives documents from the city administration after they have been kept on file in the Depository Archive for the 40 years required by law. The functions of the Historic Archives are to: safeguard, preserve and restore, reorder and inventory documents assist and aid ...
Addressvia Vittorio Veneto, 5 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Art collection of the Province of Modena
DescriptionThe Provincial Government of Modena presents a large part of its art collection in a permanent exhibition housed in the 19th century halls of the Palazzo della Provincia. The exhibition itinerary, arranged by historical nuclei, comprises paintings and sculptures prevalently by Modenese artists ...
AddressViale Martiri della Libertà, 34 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Car Museum Stanguellini
DescriptionIt is said that Stanguellini's art consisted of making his automobiles very light, an admirable example of economizing space through ceaseless chiseling and perforating, all aimed at a single end: speed. The Stanguellini racing team was created in 1925 and, first by modifying automobiles created ...
AddressVia Emilia Est, 756 - 41125 - Modena (MO)

Title Museum of coffee machines
DescriptionThe Collection of Coffee Machines realized by Caffè Cagliari includes more than 100 examples of espresso coffee machines characterized by a great historic and stylistic value: from the early steam-power column-shaped coffee machines of the period 1901-1940 to the manual lever or piston-system ...
Addressc/o Torrefazione Caffè Cagliari S.p.A. Via Emilia Est 1129 - 41122 - Modena (MO)

Title Gemma 1786 . Estense Mineralogical and Geological Museum
DescriptionThe vicissitudes that have accompanied the origin of "Gemma 1786", the Estense Mineralogical and Geological Museum of the Earth Sciences Department, reflect the cultural evolution that, during time, has characterized the city of Modena and its territory. Its history is fascinating and began in ...
AddressLargo S. Eufemia, 19 - c/o Dipartimento di Scienze - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Umberto Panini Historic Cars and Motorcycles Collection
DescriptionOne of the most beautiful collections of Maseratis is hosted in a typical farm house located in Cittanova di Modena. West (company belonging to the Panini family) has been entrusted with safeguarding the Maserati Collection - which has been painstakingly built over the course of the years – and ...
AddressVia Corletto, 320 - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Museo Enzo Ferrari
DescriptionThe museum complex includes Enzo Ferrari’s birthplace and a futuristic automotive design gallery, painted in the yellow that Enzo Ferrari chose as the background for the Prancing horse on his logo. The exhibition gallery was designed by the famous architect Jan Kaplicky, born and raised in ...
Addressvia Paolo Ferrari, 85 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Palace of Museums - partly closed for the earthquake
DescriptionThe building, built in the mid-eighteenth century, initially housed the military arsenal. Designed by the duke Francesco III d'Este to house the General House of the Poors, was renovated by Pietro Termanini in 1769. In 1788 it was turned into the House of the Crafts and into the building were ...
Addressviale Vittorio Veneto, 5 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Galleria Civica exhibition venues: Palazzina dei Giardini and Palazzo Santa Margherita
DescriptionEntrance fee: (except free entrance exhibitions) € 4,00 - reduced € 2,00 - free for persons younger than 18 and older than 60 years old. One of the city’s key public institutions since 1959, over the last 50 years the Galleria Civica di Modena has become one of the most authoritative cultural ...
AddressCorso Canalgrande - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title The Graziosi gallery of plaster casts
DescriptionThe Graziosi gallery of plaster casts on the ground floor of the Palazzo dei Musei includes bronzes, paintings, drawings, etchings and lithographs of an artist that lived and worked in Modena. The gallery can be visited on request - ask at the desk.
Addressviale Vittorio Veneto, 5 - c/o Palazzo dei Musei - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Novi Ark Archaeological Park
DescriptionThe most significant archaeological finds of the excavation of Novi Sad are on levels of the Roman period: the area was a peripheral area of ​​the city of Mutina crossed by a large cobblestone street. The excavation has also brought to light a necropolis with numerous tombs and funerary ...
AddressParco Novi Sad - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Benedictine Monastery
DescriptionBeside the church we find the Benedictine Monastery. The current structure is the result of the expansion of a pre-existing X century building, performed in the 1500's. The façade presents a XVII century portal peaked by an arched tympanum and divided by the abbey's coat-of-arms. Inside we can ...
AddressVia San Pietro - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin of Peace in St. Agnes
DescriptionCost Free admission Description The sanctuary was built in 1919 in the neogothic style, and later was enlarged in 1967. The façade is by Tubini: the entrance has 3 doors (a large central door plus two others) each with its own separate staircase. The bell tower has 4 windows plus a balcony which ...
AddressPiazzale Riccò, 1 - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Metropolitan Seminary
DescriptionDescription Annexed to the Church of St. Francis, this was once the St. Francis convent. Today this building is the Metropolitan Seminary. The first building was erected in the second half of the XIII century. The current building was built in 1699. Of particular note is the XVII century ...
AddressCorso Canalchiaro, 149 - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Sanctuary of the Madonna of the Embankment
DescriptionCost Free admission Description The Sanctuary has is Gothic-Lombard façade, in style with 5 altars on the inside. There are also numerous sculptures, paintings and statues dating from the XIX and XX centuries. There is a lovely stained glass window depicting the Annunciation. In the apse, on the ...
AddressStrada San Cataldo, 111 - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title San Giovanni Battista church
DescriptionDescription Located on the western side of Piazza Matteotti facing out on Via Emilia, this church was originally dedicated to San Michele. It was reconstructed in the XVI century and restored to its current appearance in 1723 based on the design of Gerolamo Frigemelica Roberti. The church has ...
AddressVia Emilia Centro (near Piazza Matteotti) - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title San Barnaba parish church
DescriptionDescription Reconstructed in 1660 on a previous church dating to the year 1000 but only completed later, this church holds XVIII paintings and furnishings. The vault was painted by Jacopo Antonio Manini, who also constructed the architectural parts, and adorned them with chiaroscuro perspective ...
AddressVia Carteria, 108 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Santa Maria degli Angeli del Paradiso church (called Paradisino)
DescriptionHow to get there From Largo Sant'Agostino enter Via Emilia and continue until you reach the Via Ganaceto intersection. From Via Ganaceto proceed until you reach the Corso Cavour intersection. Turn right and continue until you see the ex-church on the left. Description The church, also called ...
AddressCorso Cavour - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title San Bartolomeo parish church
DescriptionBelonging to the Jesuit order, the building was started in 1607, but the façade completed only in 1727. The furnishings and paintings in large part date back to the 17th century. The magic view reproduced in the interior of the church is magnificent. The rostrums made by Lana and the paintings ...
AddressVia dei Servi, 18 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title San Domenico Parish Church
DescriptionDescription Located in the site where the Preaching Friars had built their ancient church dedicated to St. Mathew in 1243, this church became the church of court when the Este family came to Modena and made it the capital of their duchy. In 1620 the church was linked to the castle by an ...
AddressPiazza San Domenico, 13 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title San Francesco parish church
DescriptionThe church was constructed over a very long period of time - started in 1244 it had not yet been completed in 1445. In 1535 it was completely restructured together with the adjacent monastery. In 1798 it was adapted for military use, thus suffering a rapid decline until in 1826 the duke Francis ...
AddressRua Frati Minori, 19 (angolo Corso Canalchiaro) - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title San Pietro parish church
DescriptionIn ancient times annexed to the Benedictine Abbey founded in 983, the church was reconstructed between 1476 and 1518. The façade of the church, in terracotta, is crossed by an exquisite frieze, also in terracotta, composed of intertwined seascapes with winged satyrs realised around 1530. The ...
AddressVia San Pietro, 1 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title San Paolo church
DescriptionDescription The foundation of the Church of S. Paolo in Modena is very old dating back to 1192, a little less than one hundred years after the opening of the building site of the famous Duomo of Modena (1099), which is classified as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Church is part of a building ...
AddressVia Selmi - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Sant'Agostino parish church
DescriptionErected in 1338 on an existing construction, it was completely transformed in 1663 on commission of the duchess Laura Martinozzi to celebrate the obsequies of her husband and destine it as cemetery and pantheon for the Estense family. The interior is in the shape of a Latin cross and richly ...
AddressPiazza Sant'Agostino, 6 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title San Vincenzo church
DescriptionIn the 1600's, in the ambitious intention of creating the most important sacred building in Modena, the Theatines could rely on the support of the Estensi court and used such architects and sculptors as Bartolomeo Avanzini or Tommaso Loraghi who plied their trade for the Estensi court. This was ...
Addresscorso Canalgrande, 75 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title San Biagio parish church
DescriptionThe church, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin of Carmine, was erected in 1319 according to a plaque inside the church. It was reconstructed, although preserving the original framework, on design of Cristoforo Malagola, called the Galaverna, as well as embellished in decorations and paintings. The ...
AddressVia Del Carmine, 4 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title The Cathedral
DescriptionErected in 1099 in the place where previously an early Christian church and the sepulchre of San Geminiano stood - whose body was solemnly transported to the cathedral on 30 April 1106 in the presence of the countess Matilde di Canossa - it was consecrated by Pope Lucius III on 12 July 1184. ...
Addresscorso Duomo - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Santa Maria delle Asse or the Holy Trinity
DescriptionDescription This is one of the oldest churches in Modena. The name "delle Asse" (of the planks) comes from the fact that, where the church now stands, there was once a wooden bridge that crossed the Canalgrande. A flight of steps leads up into the church with its single nave and six side ...
AddressCorso Canalgrande - vicolo Santa Maria delle Asse - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title St. Lazzaro Church
DescriptionThe building is all that remains of the ancient leper hospital built in the late XII century. As was the case for many ancient leper hospitals in Emilia, it was built to the east of the city: in fact, these leper hospitals were also used to quarantine foreigners coming from the east who, before ...
AddressVia Emilia Est 625 - 41122 - Modena (MO)

Title San Giorgio church or santuario della Beata Vergine Ausiliatrice del popolo modenese
DescriptionCost Admission free The design for the current church, built starting in 1647, is attributed to Gaspare Vigarani, with the aid of Cristoforo Malagola called "il Galaverna". The inside follows the plan of a Greek cross with a central cupola supported by 8 groups of Corinthian columns with a rich ...
AddressVia Farini, 91 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Monumental temple San Giuseppe - closed for works
DescriptionDescription Built to commemorate those who fell in World War I and dedicated to St. Joseph, this monument was designed by the Modena architect Domenico Barbanti, with the cooperation of Achille Casanova. The first stone was laid on December 8, 1923 in the presence of King Vittorio Emanuele III ...
AddressPiazzale Natale Bruni - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Del Voto parish church
DescriptionDescription The church was built to fulfil a vow made by the community during the terrible plague of 1630. The community decided to erect the church, in contrast with the Dukes wishes, near the historic center of civil and religious power. The works began in 1634 under the direction of ...
AddressVia Emilia Centro - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title San Carlo Church
DescriptionDescription The church, started in 1664 on a design by Bartolomeo Avanzini, architect to the Duke's court, is currently used as an auditorium. The inside is divided into three naves and holds several paintings by the most important of Modena's XVII century artists. The apse, with its full ...
Addressvia San Carlo - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Parish Church of the Capuchin Order and of the Holy Cross
DescriptionThe façade is quite simple. Inside this stripped down building, the main altar of inlayed wood dates back to the XVII century and the tabernacle adorned with small statuettes is worthy of note. How to get there It is in the Historic Center. From Largo Sant'Agostino go down Via Emilia to the Via ...
AddressVia Ganaceto, 129 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Santa Maria della Pomposa parish church
DescriptionDescription A papal document attests to the affiliation of the ancient historic church with the Pomposa Abbey in Comacchio: it is, therefore, one of the oldest churches in Modena. It was built by order of Abbot Ludovico Muratori. The façade still shows the traces of the medieval arched doorway. ...
AddressPiazzetta Pomposa - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Synagogue
DescriptionThe building was designed by Ludovico Maglietta in 1873 and has a double façade in Via Coltellini and Piazza Mazzini. The temple has an elliptical plan with twelve columns topped by a cupola. This is circled all the way around by the Women's gallery and a wrought iron gate surrounds the area ...
Addresspiazza Mazzini - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Beata Vergine delle Grazie church
DescriptionBuilt at the beginning of '700 , it has a simple façade with a single central door. The interior has a single nave with a semicircular apse and four side chapels plus two other small chapels . Worthy of note is the Chapel of St. Geminianus, brought back to its splendor in October 2002 , the ...
Addressvia Sant'Agostino - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Sant'Eufemia church
DescriptionThe facade is quite simple: one square window and one round window over the front door that give light to the church. The interior is octagonal with unequal sides . The presbytery, situated at the opposite side of the entrance , houses a painting of the '600 of the Pietà, and a sculpture of the ...
AddressLargo Sant'Eufemia - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Terziarie di San Domenico church
DescriptionThe facade of the church is very simple, adorned by four false pillars , while the door is surmounted by a semicircular window . The interior has a single nave , painted by the modenese painter Stringa in the eighteenth century, while the chiaroscuro effects were added successively and portray ...
AddressVia Belle Arti, 32 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Gesù Redentore church
DescriptionThe church of Gesù Redentore (Jesus the Redeemer) , established in May 2008 , was designed by Milanese architect Mauro Galantino , winner of the national competition organized by the Italian Episcopal Conference to qualify the religious architecture. The project, developed between 2001 and 2005 ...
Addressvia Leonardo da Vinci, 270 - 41126 - Modena (MO)

Title Ferrari Moreni chapel
DescriptionDescription The Ferrari Moreni chapel was built around the middle of the XVIII century. Initially it was protected by a portico that flanked the canal which then flowed in the open air. The portico was demolished in the 1920's. The image of the Madonna found here is by the Modenese painter ...
AddressVia della Cerca - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Cloister of the ex-San Geminiano Monastery
DescriptionDescription This convent was originally built as a hospital in 1348, the year in which the plague was at its peak. It continued as a hospital until the middle of the following century. In 1348 the facility was transformed into a convent for the San Geminiano nuns. In 1586 the convent was adorned ...
AddressVia San Geminiano, 3 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Ex college of San Bartolomeo
DescriptionThe building complex of San Bartolomeo dating back to 1607, originally hosted a College of the Jesuit Fathers where the young Modenese received religious education and got underway studying literature and science. When the Society of Jesus was suppressed in 1773, the College became the property ...
AddressVia dei Servi - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Novi Ark Archaeological Park
DescriptionThe most significant archaeological finds of the excavation of Novi Sad are on levels of the Roman period: the area was a peripheral area of ​​the city of Mutina crossed by a large cobblestone street. The excavation has also brought to light a necropolis with numerous tombs and funerary ...
AddressParco Novi Sad - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Mercato coperto
DescriptionThe indoor market in Via Albinelli, whose Liberty style structure was created in 1931 to accommodate the market that had always been held in Piazza Grande, is a point for meeting and trade, which is fundamental for the city. All types of food are sold on the market stalls, with a wide range of ...
AddressVia Albinelli - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title San Cataldo cemetery by Aldo Rossi
DescriptionThe San Cataldo Aldo Rossi Metropolitan Cemetery consists of an old part, built by the architect Cesare Costa between 1858 and 1876 and a very modern part built on the basis of the design by the architect Aldo Rossi (1971) Aldo Rossi cemetery A masterful expression of Aldo Rossi's poetics, the ...
AddressVia San Cataldo - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Historic buildings of Modena
DescriptionPalazzo Ducale - Piazza Roma This building is one of the most prestigious Italian Baroque royal palaces. From 1635, Duke Francesco I had it erected on a design by Luigi Bartolomeo Avanzini. Today it houses the Modena Military Academy. Palazzo Comunale - Piazza Grande This important building is ...
Address41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Montecuccoli palace
DescriptionThe ancient church of San Biagio was erected on the stretch of the Via Emilia between Via Malatesta (once the Mallore quarter) and Via Carteria (once the Carderia quarter) where today the palace of the Montecuccoli degli Erris stands, head office of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena. ...
Addressvia Emilia Centro, 283 - c/o Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Historical rooms of the Town Hall
DescriptionCharge Entrance fee Euro 2,00 on Sunday afternoon and holidays. Free of charge on weekdays. Calendar 2014: 05/01, 06/01, 12/01, 19/01, 26/01, 31/01, 02/02, 09/02, 16/02, 23/02,02/03, 09/03, 16/03, 23/03, 30/03, 06/04, 13/04, 21/04, 25/04, 27/04, 01/05, 4/05, 11/05, 18/05, 25/05, 01/06, 02/06, ...
AddressPiazza Grande, 16 - first floor - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Ducal Palace Military Academy
DescriptionIt's considered one of the most rapresentative Palace of Modena; today site of the Military Academy
Addresspiazza Roma - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Historic entrance of the Townhall and tourist information office (IAT)
DescriptionThe Tourist information Office is located inside the Town Hall , the historic residence consists of an aggregate of a number of seventeenth-century buildings constructed with different functions in medieval times. Tourist in Modena can begin his visit to a place that re presents a piece of ...
AddressPiazza Grande 14 - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Ghirlandina tower
DescriptionEntrance fee Euro 2,00; Euro 3,00 for visiting also The Town Hall. 2014 opening days 31/01, 29/03, 30/03, 05/04, 06/04, 12/04, 13/04, 19/04, 21/04, 25/04, 26/04, 27/04, 01/05, 03/05, 04/05, 10/05, 11/05, 17/05, 18/05, 24/05, 25/05, 31/05, 01/06, 02/06, 07/06, 08/06, 14/06, 15/06, 21/06, 22/06, ...
Addresspiazza Torre - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Fontana "Al Salein"
DescriptionThe fountain, carried out by sculptor Graziosi in 1931,  is  nichknamed by the inhabitants "al salein" , because its shape looks like a salt cellar.  Originally the low part of the fountain was located in Piazza Grande, and only after the realizing the putto in 1931, it took the present orm. ...
AddressPiazza XX Settembre - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Fontana d'abisso
DescriptionOriginally the fountain was placed at the feet of the left tower to supply with water the kitchens of the Ducal Palace. At the end of the 16th century it was surrounded by a basin, during the 18th century a low wall was added to protect the steps going to the basin. In 1865 the fountain was ...
AddressPiazza Roma - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Fountain of the two rivers of Modena
DescriptionThe two figures, the the former a female and the latter a male, represents the rivers flowing not far from the city: Secchia and Panaro. Each water jets are oriented towards its own river bed. The fountain is a work by local sculptor Giuseppe Graziosi, and it was inaugurated together with ...
AddressLargo Garibaldi - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Barchetta Bridge
DescriptionThe bridge, reserved exclusively for pedestrians, bicycles and scooters, has been built to link Modena and Campogalliano, creating an alternative to the use of cars, and promoting the use of such areas of environmental interest, such as the Park of the Secchia River and the Curiel lakes. ...
AddressVia Barchetta - Via Magnagallo - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Fountain of the nymph
DescriptionThe fountain is decorated with a nymph local sculptor Giuseppe Graziosi carried out in 1924. It is a copy of the statue "The source", presented at the XV Venice International Art Exposition in 1926. How to get there From Largo Sant' Agostino, walk along Via Emilia until the cross with Corso ...
AddressLargo San Giacomo - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Fountain of San Francesco
DescriptionDisegned by engineer Cavazzuti, Sculptor Graziosi carried out the statue in 1938, representing the Saint in in the act of preaching to fishes. How to get there From Largo Sant' Agostino, walk along Via Emilia untilthe cross with Corso Duomo, then turn right in Corso Duomo and walk till you ...
AddressPiazza San Francesco - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Fountain La portatrice di frutta
DescriptionThe fountain is decorated with a young woman carrying a fruit basket. It is a work by the local artist Giuseppe Graziosi How to get there From Largo Sant' Agostino, walk along Via Emilia until you have on the right the tower Ghirlandina Tower, go through Piazza Grande Piazza and arrive in XX ...
Addressc/o Mercato coperto di via Albinelli - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Piazza Grande
DescriptionThe Piazza with its paving made of cobblestones and its Ghirlandina tower, delimited to the north and east by the Cathedral and the Town Hall, was recognised by UNESCO as heritage of mankind. It is the centre of life of the city. A weekly Saturday market used to take place here and on those ...
AddressPiazza Grande - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Largo San Giacomo
DescriptionThe square , with the surrounding houses recently restored , the beautiful fountain called "The Nymph " with a bronze statue by Giuseppe Graziosi, is highly suggestive corner of the town. A t number 14 there is a beautiful example of a medieval house with tower, that follows the style of the ...
AddressLargo San Giacomo - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Piazza della pomposa
DescriptionIt takes its name from the church dedicated to Santa Maria della Pomposa, a time dependence of the best-known Pomposa Abbey, near Comacchio, founded in the ninth century
AddressPiazza Pomposa - 41100 - Modena (MO)

Title Perseo sculpture - Townhall Loggia
DescriptionOn 19 October 2006 the restoration of the statue of Perseus , restored by the Civic Museums of Modena, was presented . Specifically, the base has been redone in brick , some of the damages caused by the bombing of 1944 were repaired and the blade of the " Diamond Sword " , that Perseus holds in ...
Addressvia Scudari, 20 (back entrance of Townhall - 41121 - Modena (MO)

Title Ducal Garden
DescriptionIn 1598 Duke Cesare let a wide area near the old Castle fence; its transformation into Ducal garden was realized in the following years and it was arranged according to the canons of the Renaissance garden. In 1634 the lodge, designed by Vigarani, was finished; it shows the featires typical of ...
Addresscorso Canalgrande - 41100 - Modena (MO)