Monuments Brescia

Monuments Brescia, guide to Lombardy

Monuments Brescia, guide to Lombardy

Monuments Brescia. This Lombard province boasts a one of a kind heritage comprising important monuments. Lombardy is the right destination to see unique attractions that are so relevant for cultural tourism.


Brescia has been inhabited since ancient times, as shown in the remaims of the Roman Forum, it is possible to admire the Capitolium, built to worship the Gods. It had an amphitheater from the Claudian Age that hosted 1500 attendees and a Republican Sanctuary full of mosaics and frescos. This monument was labelled by Unesco as part of the site "Longobards in Italy: Places of Power" including the monasteries of San Salvadotre and Santa Giulia


Don't forget visiting the monuments in Piazza Loggia, featuring the Clock Tower, a distinct building that outlines the local skyline with other venetian-style structures. Both the Old Cathedral, known as the Rotonda, and the New one with its Broletto Palace are monuments in Lombardy of great importance.


Tourism in Brescia's surroundings offers remarkable landmarks that will grant you pleasant surprises such as Desenzano and its Castle and Villa, plus the Caves and Fortress of Catullo. The mansion of Maria Calla is among the monuments in Brescia that tourists will surely want to see when visiting this corner of the Region.

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  • Nestled on the green moraine hills of Lake Garda and the ancient borough of Lonato, the Ugo Da Como Foundation includes the proprierties of Brescia's Senator Ugo da Como (1869-1941), who destined...
  • On the southern coast of Lake Garda – at the end of the peninsula of Sirmione - in a splendid panoramic position are the remains of a Roman villa known for centuries as the " Caves of Catullo ". In...
  • Today, the Villa of Desenzano is the most important evidence of the large and sumptuous Late Antique villas in northern Italy. The building, located just north of Via Gallica, enjoyed beautiful...
  • Erbusco's skyline is strongly characterised by the impressive Palladian-style Villa Lechi , most likely commissioned by the Martinengo family towards the end of the 16 th century, and is...
  • Piazza della Loggia was designed in the midst of the Renaissance . The mayor of Venice, Marco Foscari, approved the foundation of the square in June 1433. Between 1435 and 1436 on the western side...
  • Palazzo Callas Exhibitions is located in the centrally-located piazza Carducci in the heart of Sirmione's historical centre . Palazzo Callas Exhibitions was naturally named after the famous opera...
  • The marina, known as "Porto vecchio" (the Old Port), which was already mentioned in 1274, was enlarged at the time of the Venetian Republic to serve the burgeoning grain market . The arcades of...
  • Palazzo del Podestà, located on the lakeside promenade of Salò between vicolo Conforti and Piazza della Vittoria, serve as the modern-day home of the municipal offices . The former dates back to...

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