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Palazzo Del Podesta

Address: Piazza Ferrucci, Radda in Chianti, Italy
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Type: Government buildings, Sights & Landmarks
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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611 reviews 611 reviews
375 attraction reviews
519 helpful votes 519 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The Podesta were the so-called mayors of the day and had short times in office, were imported and selected rather than elected. Their coats of arms are displayed on the ancient town hall.

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Hampshire
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101 reviews 101 reviews
38 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

For visitors there is basically one pedestrian street with a selection of small shops a lovely little church and some splendid views. It won't take long to see but it is worth including in a trip around the Chianti region.

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New York, NY
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Radda is a very small town in Toscany with charm, peace and quite. The hotel adds to the excellence of the town. No matter where you go in the region you will not find a better place. As an added attraction the hotel offers sooking jessions in a modified 16 century kitchen. The menu is excellent and is aq full... More 

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Steinbach Germany
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Radda had many good shops, wine tasting cellars, and panaramic views. Good delicatessens with local saugage, meats, wine, bread, olives, olive oil, balsamic vinegar. We bought these items for our 'late suppers'.

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