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Palazzo Del Podesta

Piazza Ferrucci, Radda in Chianti, Italy
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Type: Government Buildings
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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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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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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22 reviews 22 reviews
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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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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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