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Right in the square with the two main churches. In excellent condition but can only be viewed... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Historic town hall

Broletto, the historic term for town hall in the region of Lombardy, which housed for centuries and... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
thomasozbun
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Vicenza, Italy
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Broletto, the historic term for town hall in the region of Lombardy, which housed for centuries and still does now the civic government office of the city. The building dates to the 13th century, made of stone in the Romanesque tower, it also features a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Right in the square with the two main churches. In excellent condition but can only be viewed from the outside.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

On the Piazza Paolo VI, just at the New cathedral is this 54 meter high tower. If you walk into the courtyard you will find 15.th century walls and statues. Excellent view!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

Unfortunately, as it is the headquarters of the province of Brescia, the tower can`t be visited from inside.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed September 20, 2016

The Broletto is one of the oldest samples of civic architecture in Italy (12th-13th c.). The tower attached to is is called Tower of Pegol and is topped with Ghibelline battlements. Next to the Broletto stand the double cathedral, another wonderful sight.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 21, 2012

Broletto is the northest building inside Piazza Duomo (or Piazza Paolo VI). Together with Duomo nuovo and Duomo vecchio (also called Rotonda) it shows the mix between Brescia's historical traditions: Roman era (Rotonda and Broletto) together with Venetian domination (Duomo nuovo). Worth to see, sometimes...More

Date of experience: September 2012
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Reviewed May 13, 2012

located in brescia's main square, broletto is the symbol of the democratic-political power since the middle age. it's halfway between romanic and gothic style, a typical stilistic italian mixture. I think it's an intresting, very well-made palace, but to an unskilled eye it may seems...More

Date of experience: May 2012
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